Clean Tech Center partners include leading New York State colleges and universities, industry market leaders, investors, service providers, utilities, technology and industry associations, and government agencies working together to foster clean technology business development in New York State.
Through The Clean Tech’s Center impressive network of academic research and industry partners, entrepreneurs and early stage companies can access world-class technical resources across New York State.
Clean Tech Center Industry Collaboration partner:
Clean Tech Center R&D partners include:
- CASE Center at Syracuse University (Advanced Technology in Computer Applications and Software Engineering)
- Center for Sustainable and Renewable Energy at SUNY ESF
- NYS Center for Liquid Biofuels and Renewable Energy Training Center at Morrisville State College
- Center for Advanced Materials Processing and Shipley Center for Innovation at Clarkson University
- Integrated Electronics Engineering Center and NYS Center of Excellence in Small Scale Systems Integration Packaging at Binghamton University
- OCC Sustainability Institute
- NASA Regional Applications Center for the Northeast at Cayuga Community College
- Cornell University Center for Advanced Technology in Life Science Enterprise, Cornell Centers for Materials Research and Fuel Cell Technology, Cornell Sun Grant Center of Excellence, Cornell Center for A Sustainable Future, Cornell Center for Sustainable Global Enterprise, and Cornell Energy Frontier Research Center
- CNY Biotechnology Research Center (SUNY ESF and Upstate Medical University)
- Environmental Research Center, Alternative Energy Institute and Center for Energy Education and Economic Solutions at SUNY Oswego
- Ithaca College Sustainability Initiative
Providing entrepreneurial support services are some of the premier business schools in the country including:
- Cornell University's Johnson School
- Syracuse University's Whitman School of Management and Falcone Center for Entrepreneurship
- Binghamton University's "fast-track MBA" program
- Clarkson's MBA program with a track in innovation and new venture development
- Le Moyne College's graduate business program
- SUNY Oswego's graduate business program
- SUNY Institute of Technology's graduate business program
- Utica College's graduate business program
- Empire State College
The CleanTech Center is also closely aligned with:
- The SBDC network of small business advisors
- SBA resource providers
- Upstate SBA resource providers
- Investor groups such as the Upstate Venture Association of New York (UVANY) and the New York Angel Network (NYAN)
Providing technical support are partners including:
- NYSTAR University Research Centers and Regional Technology Development Centers (RTDC's)
- The Business Incubator Association of New York
- The Tech Garden
The Tech Garden's network also includes accomplished "entrepreneurs as mentors" as well as professional service providers in specialized disciplines.
The Clean Tech Center has a strong partnership with National Grid, which is building a state-of-the art Smart Grid Technology Center in Syracuse. Read more about National Grid's leadership in clean energy innovation on our news blog: www.cleantechny.blogspot.com.
The Clean Tech Center's regional business partners include:
A number of national organizations have their roots in Syracuse, and The Clean Tech Center is proud to count them as partners in our efforts to build a clean energy economy as part of a more sustainable world.