UB’s Office of Economic Development Receives Inaugural "Excellence in Tech-Based Economic Development" Award
Thursday, October 27, 2016
Source: University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo's Office of Economic Development was selected to receive the first "Excellence in Tech-Based Economic Development" award presented by the New York State Economic Development Council (NYSEDC).
The award was presented to Karen Utz, director of program administration for UB’s Office of Economic Development, at NYSEDC's 2016 Annual Tech-Based Economic Development Conference in Corning, New York on Oct. 19.
The award recognizes UB's success in attracting businesses to its campus through the START-UP NY program. Since the inception of the program, 77 companies have been approved through UB sponsorship. These companies have projected investments totaling $50 million and creating over 1,600 jobs in the next five years.