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Central New York Biotech Accelerator (CNYBAC)


  • Be the most creative and imaginative biotechnology academically based innovation accelerator in North America.


  • Incubate and accelerate university-industry partnerships that discover, design, develop and deploy innovative products for bioscience marketplaces.
  • Provide growth-oriented companies essential business acceleration services and access to industry-specific development resources.
  • Collaborate with domain experts/mentors in creating comprehensive systems and teams that potentiate success.


The CNYBAC commits to the two core principles of business incubation as developed by the National Business Incubation Association (NBIA):
  • The CNYBAC aspires to have a positive impact on its community's economic health by maximizing the success of emerging companies.
  • The CNYBAC is a dynamic model of a sustainable, efficient business operation.


CNYBAC is a partner of Upstate Venture Connect. UVC is a 501c3 non-profit connecting entrepreneurs with mentors, investors and startup supporters across Upstate New York.

The CNY Biotech Accelerator is part of the New York Innovation Hot Spot Program PDF Icon. Members of the CNYBAC you are entitled to receive tax benefits as outlined in the attached document.