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Resources for Clients


Falcone Center for Entrepreneurship

At the Whitman School of Management, Syracuse University. Entrepreneurs and Syracuse University faculty focus on business plans and models, financing, customers, etc.

The Tech Garden

A downtown Syracuse space for early-stage and mid-size technology companies to grow in a creative, collaborative atmosphere. Home of the Clean Tech Center for renewable energy.

Centerstate CEO

A 12-county business leadership and economic development organization based in Syracuse, with more than 2,000 members; the region's primary economic, community and business development catalyst.

The New York State Science & Technology Law Center at Syracuse University

Advises on a wide range of technology-related legal issues, including the protection and commercialization of intellectual property, technology transfer practices, patents, copyright and trademark law, and licensing agreements.


A group of pharmaceutical, biotech and medical technology companies, product and service providers, and research universities. MedTech focuses on closer collaboration among firms, and is an advocate for companies.


Innovation and Partnership Tools and Resources / Innovation Community Chest

Tanner- Ibbotson

A local broker in Upstate New York that has a niche practice for life science companies. They represent companies in the insurance marketplace by helping them purchase insurance.

IntegReview IRB

Providing independent ethical review (IRB services) for pharma, device, technology and biotech companies in the U.S. and Canada. Exempt Determination (including publication reviews), Expedited and Full Board review. accredited. Woman-owned business since 1999.

HS Design

CNY BAC members have access to professional product design assistance through strategic implementation of product development services including research, industrial design, GUI, Engineering, prototyping, pilot launch and manufacturing assistance.

Reichert Technologies

Reichert Technologies provides Surface Plasmon Resonance instruments and services to help researchers quantify key biomolecular parameters. Reichert has solutions to scale to with you as you grow.

Hancock Estabrook LLP

Startup and emerging business attorneys. We represent clients in a number of different industries, offering counsel and representation on a wide array of legal topics. Our attorneys are well recognized in their practice areas for their knowledge and experience in handling complex legal matters.

Barclay Damon

Our Emerging Technology Team supports emerging technology companies in every step of the business building process, from start-up to protecting their intellectual property to exit strategies. Recognizing the needs of start-up entrepreneurs, we tailor our full range of legal services with fee agreements specific to each client’s business goals and objectives.”

Syracuse Design Group

A full service digital agency specializing in web design and custom application development. We provide custom, complex solutions to your online requirements.


HPCNY provides businesses and research organizations with access to world-class advanced computing expertise through accelerating the engineering and development path of complex, ground-breaking designs to reliable, accurate, innovative product and process performance that can provide competitive advantage

Newman & Lickstein

For the past 50 years, Newman & Lickstein has helped form and grow hundreds of business throughout Central New York with our cost-effective, practical and expert advice. We have significant experience advising early-stage biotech and other technology companies in connection with company formation, venture financing, intellectual property protection and licensing transactions, strategic partnerships, and mergers and acquisitions

Upstate Venture Connect

UVC is a 501c3 nonprofit with a mission to connect new founders with experienced entrepreneurs and startup supporters. Since 2010, UVC has helped establish multiple angel investment funds and mentorship-driven startup accelerators in Upstate communities. Join the UVC Community now and start receiving news about startups, experienced entrepreneurs and startup investors across Upstate New York.

Radicle Innovation

Radicle Innovation is a privately-held, for-profit company with the proven ability to successfully translate life science and healthcare innovations by leveraging its extensive capabilities, resources, and global collaboration network – productively engaging diverse entities (academic, government, industry), regardless of their operational maturity.

Syracuse Biolabs Inc.

Syracuse Biolabs is a for-profit S corporation focused on meeting its corporate mission by partnering with academic and start-up laboratories and leveraging federal funding mechanisms to drive novel biotechnologies from early stage funding through commercialization. Syracuse Biolabs founder, Dr. Mark McPike, has 11+ years preparing SBIR-STTR applications and leading funded Phase I and II SBIR-STTR projects as Principal Investigator (PI) and Co-PI. Dr. McPike has led projects from NIH, AFRL, HSARPA, and DOD.


In 2005, EquityNet, was launched to address the social and physical barriers of raising capital. EquityNet’s online platform enables small businesses to directly communicate with 1000’s of investors, while providing them the tools to create their strongest business plan.

Lacerta Bio Inc.

Lacerta Bio is a business development consultancy specializing in identifying, assessing, negotiating, and closing licensing and partnership opportunities for the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and drug delivery industries. We also work with and support internal business development teams with market research, competitive intelligence, financial modeling, and other support services.

Hamilton Numbers

Hamilton Numbers offers services regarding the various methods for handling data. This may pertain to data collection, manipulation, storage, analysis, or presentation, but with particular focus on analysis. The partners at Hamilton Numbers are experts in mathematics, statistics, and science as well as computers, so they understand your needs from your point of view. Data collection – experimental design, sampling design; Manipulation – automated collection efforts, data cleaning and preparation; Storage – Data structure selection, Database design and construction, Automated extraction; Analysis – Modeling (mathematical, statistical, and computer), Statistical Analysis, Machine Learning & Data Mining, Graphical Methods; Presentation – Graphics & appropriate methods for communicating ideas.

FTI Consulting Health Solutions

FTI Consulting Health Solutions’ Clinical Research and Compliance Practice -- which includes some of the nation’s foremost authorities on research compliance and human research protections -- is well positioned to assist research organizations in navigating and/or avoiding issues with research, enforcement and regulatory agencies. The Clinical Research and Compliance Practice provides a comprehensive array of healthcare related research and compliance support services.

Peko Precision

PEKO is a multi-faceted advanced center for technology development and product commercialization, who can assist you from concept phase to market for both new technologies and enhancements to your current portfolios. Our facilities enable us to build custom automation equipment, test concepts and develop technologies to enable our partners to enter markets quickly and efficiently.

Peloton, LLC

Peloton LLC provides a unique approach from Start-ups to Mid-Sized companies to solve business management challenges cost effectively and efficiently, globally. We have over 30 years of business experience that encompass payroll, human resources, employee benefits, book-keeping, business and financial management, audit preparation, operations, materials management, and customer service to improve productivity, lower costs, and enhance revenue.

Greenleaf Health, Inc.

Greenleaf Health is a leading FDA regulatory consulting firm that provides strategic guidance to pharmaceutical and medical device companies developing and manufacturing innovative solutions to pressing global public health challenges. With our distinctive blend of public- and private-sector experience, Greenleaf has the knowledge and expertise to guide select clients through the complex medical product development process and assist with critical product lifecycle management decisions.

bti - the travel consultants

BTI The Travel Consultants is an independent travel management company, since 1988, offering our customers the “best of both worlds,” a high touch service with the technology, buying power and global reach through our affiliated travel partners. Located in Syracuse, New York, we offer a full-service operation with a team of Corporate Travel Consultants, an International Rate department, Groups & Meetings Department and Vacation Travel Department. Our office hours are 7:00AM-7:00PM EST, Monday through Friday; to match our customer’s business hours for all US time zones. We recognize that your needs may extend beyond these hours so we offer 24/7 access through our online booking tool and after hours assistance center.

Funding Resources

Seed Capital Fund of CNY

members invest in start-up technology companies in Central New York.

Upstate Venture Association of New York

is a statewide organization advancing venture capital and private equity investments in the upstate region.

The Greater Syracuse Business Development Corporation

provides long-term loans at fixed interest rates and low down payments to small businesses throughout New York.

The Small Business Association

offers information on small business loans, grants, bonds and other financial assistance. The SBA does not make loans directly.

Start-Up NY

offers new and expanding businesses the opportunity to operate tax-free for 10 years on or near eligible university or college campuses in New York State.

The New York State Economic Development Council

offers incentives such as brownfield and emerging technology tax credit programs.

The New York State Small Business Development Center

provides counseling and training to state residents who want to start a business or improve the performance of an existing business.

Empire State Development

promotes business investment and growth through programs such as the Small Business Revolving Loan Fund, including micro-loans of $25,000 or less.

The Central New York office of Empire State Development

can help in building a new facility, relocating, expanding and entering new markets.

The New York Business Development Corporation

works with banks to provide loans that may not meet requirements for traditional financing. NYBDC is licensed to provide the SBA 504 loan program.

CNY Technology Development Organization

works with companies in five counties to develop strategies, implement technologies and assist in the transfer of university-developed technologies.