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The Center for Advanced Ceramic Technology (CACT) at Alfred University links industry with academic and technical resources in support of applied research in ceramics and glass. Our emphasis is developing solutions to real-world problems faced by industry to ensure practical and scalable processes. CACT works to help firms develop next-generation ceramic and glass materials and products, and provides access to a suite of analytical services.
The Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus is a consortium of the region's premier health care, life sciences research, and medical education institutions, all located on 120 acres in downtown Buffalo, New York. The BNMC is dedicated to the cultivation of a world-class medical campus for clinical care, research, education, and entrepreneurship. We coordinate activities related to planning, development and enhancement of our 120-acre space, facilitate collaboration among our member institutions and the community, and work to create a distinct environment that provides opportunities for active and healthy living.
Cornell is a private, Ivy League university and the land-grant university for New York State. Cornell's mission is to discover, preserve, and disseminate knowledge; produce creative work; and promote a culture of broad inquiry throughout and beyond the Cornell community. Cornell also aims, through public service, to enhance the lives and livelihoods of their students, the people of New York, and others around the world. Their faculty, students, alumni, and staff strive toward these objectives in a context of freedom with responsibility. They foster initiative, integrity, and excellence, in an environment of collegiality, civility, and responsible stewardship. As the land-grant university for the state of New York, they apply the results of their endeavors in service to their alumni, the community, the state, the nation, and the world.
The New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics & Life Sciences (COE) was created in Buffalo, New York in 2002 as part of more than $200 million dollars in investment from state, federal, industry and philanthropic sources to create a hub of life sciences expertise and innovation in Upstate New York. The COE brings a strong foundation in life sciences research and discovery to its mission and collaborative efforts with industry, government and researchers around the world to improve the health and well-being of the population. COE research institutions have been around for more than 100 years with the University at Buffalo (UB) as the lead academic organization, and Roswell Park Cancer Institute and Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute as research partners.
Rochester Institute of Technology is leading higher education in preparing students for successful careers in a global society. The RIT community engages and motivates students through stimulating and collaborative experiences. Their mission is to provide technology-based educational programs for personal and professional development. They rigorously pursue new and emerging career areas, and develop and deliver curricula and advance scholarship relevant to emerging technologies and social conditions. Their community is committed to diversity and student centeredness and is distinguished by our innovative and collaborative spirit.
In 1999, through the generosity of Charles R. ’84 (HD) and Lucia Shipley, the Shipley Center was established to promote student learning and development in leadership, teamwork and entrepreneurship. Since its inception, it has served as a valuable community resource, fostering relationships between local businesses and nonprofits and assisting in the development of new ideas.
The Shipley Center for Innovation continues to play an important role in startup culture across northern New York. Today, it serves as a primary hub for economic development, capitalizing on emerging technologies developed at Clarkson University to create cutting-edge ventures for future solutions nationwide.
SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY, is the only academic medical center in Central New York. It is also the region's largest employer with 9,460 employees. Affiliated with the State University of New York, Upstate's mission is to improve the health of the community through education, biomedical research and health care.
Established in 1901, Syracuse University's L.C. Smith College of Engineering and Computer Science (LCS) has a long tradition of preparing leaders and of responsiveness in meeting regional and national needs. They are very proud of the efforts and accomplishments our community of faculty, staff, graduate and undergraduate students, and alumni and friends worldwide. The college is currently housed in three buildings on the main SU campus: Link Hall, Hinds Hall, and the Center for Science Technology. Additionally, the renowned Institute for Sensory Research is located on SU's South Campus. The college is home to nationally regarded research centers and is a lead partner to the CASE Center, the EQS Center, and CoE-ES.
A flagship institution in the State University of New York system, UB is the largest and most comprehensive campus in the 64-campus SUNY system. It is a member of the Association of American Universities. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence.
The University of Rochester is one of the country's top-tier research universities. Our 158 buildings house more than 200 academic majors, more than 2,000 faculty and instructional staff, and some 11,100 students—approximately half of whom are women. Learning at the University of Rochester is also on a very personal scale. Rochester remains one of the smallest and most collegiate among top research universities, with smaller classes, a low 10:1 student to teacher ratio, and increased interactions with faculty.
One of the nation’s leading academic medical centers, the University of Rochester Medical Center forms the centerpiece of the University’s health research, teaching, and patient care missions. Over the last five years, URMC has garnered more than $1.27 billion in biomedical research, landing the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in the top one-quarter of U.S. medical centers in federal research funding.