CNY Biotech Accelerator

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The biotechnology industry has doubled in the past decade and is widely considered the nation's most promising vehicle for economic growth.

Central New York—rich in intellectual capital, ripe for economic revitalization and proven ground for biotechnology ventures—Central New york is currently home to nearly 3,000 jobs in the biotechnology sector—is poised to expand its reach in this promising arena.

To commercialize their extensive research findings, two cornerstones of CNY's research community—SUNY Upstate Medical University and SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry(ESF)—have partnered with Metropolitan Development Association of Syracuse and Central New York (MDA) and the Syracuse VA Medical Center to create the CNY Biotech Accelerator.

CNY Biotech Accelerator
Vision and Mission

Vision:   The CNY Biotech Accelerator strives to be a globally recognized nexus for accelerating biological and medical products to market.


Mission:  To support university-industry partnerships that discover, develop and deploy innovative products for the biological and medical marketplaces. The Accelertator will provide growth-oriented companies essential business acceleration services and access to industry-specific development resources.