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New York Loves Nanotech is a consortium of economic developers, research institutions, and strategic private sector partners whose goal is to accelerate New York's high-tech corridor by attracting investment, enabling the supply chain, developing high-volume manufacturing sites, brokering resources for growth, driving leading edge R&D, marketing assets, and developing robust workforce and entrepreneurial ecosystems.

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NYLN Milestones

Our Journey.


$10 Billion Partnership to Bring Next-Generation Research and Development Center to NY CREATES

Albany NanoTech Will House North America’s First and Only Publicly Owned High NA Extreme Ultraviolet Lithography Center – Bringing the Future of Advanced Semiconductor Research & Manufacturing to New York’s Capital Region More Info...


Onsemi Commemorates Transfer of Ownership of East Fishkill, New York Facility from GlobalFoundries.

Acquisition and investments planned for ramp-up at the East Fishkill (EFK) fab create onsemi’s largest U.S. manufacturing site. EFK enables accelerated growth and differentiation for onsemi’s power, analog and sensing technologies. onsemi retains more than 1,000 jobs at the site.


Edwards to build $319 Million 'Factory of the Future' at STAMP.

Edwards is the leading supplier of vacuum and abatement technologies, products, services and solutions for the global semiconductor industry.More Info...

Micron announces historic investment of up to $100 billion to build megafab in Central New York.

Built and operated with sustainability goals in mind, Micron’s leading-edge memory fab will create nearly 50,000 New York jobs over more than 20 years; New Green CHIPS Community Fund to invest $500 million in community and workforce development over time. More Info...

New York passes Green CHIPS Act

The nation's most ambitious semiconductor industry attraction program. Program designed to attract semiconductor partnerships to create jobs, opportunity, and foster environmental sustainability. More Info...

Wolfspeed Opens the World’s Largest 200mm Silicon Carbide Fab

Enabling Highly Anticipated Device Production. The New York-based fab expands Wolfspeed’s manufacturing capacity to meet the steepening demand for Silicon Carbide devices across automotive and industrial applications. More Info...


CREE/Wolfspeed Facility Construction Begins

Construction on schedule for completion in early Q2 2021, anticipated clean room move in by summer 2021.


CREE to build fabrication facility

CREE announced plans to build a $1 billion, 200 mm silicon carbide wafer fabrication facility at the Marcy Nanocenter, the largest facility of its kind in the world.

Applied Materials partners with NYS

Applied Materials, Inc., will partner with New York State to establish the Materials Engineering Technology Accelerator (META Center) on the SUNY Poly campus as part of an overall $600 M investment

IBM announces the AI Hardware Center

IBM announces the AI Hardware Center at SUNY Poly for artificial intelligence-focused computer chip research, development, prototyping, testing and simulation. Governor Cuomo announces that IBM, a long-time anchor tenant at the SUNY Poly campus in Albany, plans to invest over $2 billion to grow its high-tech footprint at the campus and throughout New York State.


OnSemiconductor acquires GLOBALFOUNDRIES East Fishkill, NY

Applied Ventures to invest $20 M

Applied Ventures, the venture capital arm of Applied, and its partners will co-invest $20,000,000 in venture capital for early-stage businesses across Upstate New York, with ESD providing an additional $10,000,000 for a total of $30,000,000 to foster new technology and create high-tech jobs

AIM’s Test, Assembly and Packaging (TAP) facility

AIM’s Test, Assembly and Packaging (TAP) facility, located in Rochester’s 1,200-acre Eastman Business Park, opens. TAP tests, assembles and packages microchips for semiconductors. Governor Cuomo announces $30M Photonics Attraction Fund encouraging manufacturers of integrated photonics technologies to setup or expand in Greater Rochester.


NY CREATES is established

The New York Center for Research, Economic Advancement, Technology, Engineering and Science (NY CREATES) is established to manage industrial and business relationships at the SUNY Poly with Former GLOBALFOUNDRIES CEO Doug Grose as director


Business Connections Forum - Silicon Europe

Inaugural Business Connections Forum - Silicon Europe Worldwide with support from North American partners organizes a multiday event in Albany, NY where European and North American SMEs, large corporations, universities and research institutes meet

Launch of UAV Testing Corridor

Launch of UAV Testing Corridor at Griffis International Airport in Rome, NY, which is already being used by NASA for drone-related testing. The goal is to develop the most advanced drone testing in the country and create an incubator for drone industry platforms, hardware and concepts.

Danfoss Silicon Power announces new packaging line

Danfoss Silicon Power announces a new silicon-carbide chip packaging line at SUNY Poly's Quad-C lab at its Utica, NY campus

Opening of Cornell Tech

Opening of Cornell Tech, Cornell University, in partnership with the Technion on Roosevelt Island, marking a transformational milestone for tech in NYC


AIM Photonics invests

Establishment of the American Institute for Manufacturing Integrated Photonics (AIM Photonics) with more than a $600 M initial investment. AIM is a public-private partnership to develop the next generation of integrated photonics and deliver global manufacturing leadership.


GLOBALFOUNDRIES acquires IBM's Microelectronics

GLOBALFOUNDRIES acquires IBM's Microelectronics business, including facilities in Essex Junction, VT and East Fishkill, NY



GLOBALFOUNDRIES large-scale operations begin


NYLN hosts the "World Semiconductor Council"

New York Loves Nanotech hosted the "World Semiconductor Council" in conjunction with the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA)


The Global 450mm Consortium (G450C)

The Global 450mm Consortium (G450C) is established at the Albany NanoTech Complex as a $4.8 billion, first-of-its-kind collaboration headquartered and housed at SUNY Poly, comprising five leading international companies working to create the next generation of computer chip technology - IBM, Intel, GLOBALFOUNDRIES, Samsung and TSMC


SEMATECH moves to Albany

SEMATECH moves from Austin, TX to Albany, NY


AMD Locates in Luther Forest

Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) announces plan for chip fab in Luther Forest in Malta, NY (to become GLOBALFOUNDRIES)



SUNY Poly enters into a major partnership with SEMATECH


Tokyo Electron Ltd R&D facility

TEL establishes its Technology Center, America R&D Center (TEL TCA), which is Tokyo Electron Ltd.’s only R&D facility outside Japan - a $300 M center established to conduct R&D of cutting-edge semiconductor materials and processes at SUNY Poly


IBM invests $100M

IBM invests $100,000,000 to create a Center of Excellence in Nanoelectronics at SUNY Poly


NY Loves Nanotech is launched

CEG launches a global outreach program that became branded as ‘“NY Loves Nanotech” and began a region-wide effort to lure a chip production facility.


Albany NanoTech Complex

Establishment of the Albany NanoTech Complex at SUNY Polytechnic Institute (SUNY Poly), the most advanced research facility of its kind at any university*

*Note - The establishment of the Albany Nanotech campus was affiliated with the University at Albany until NYS Board of Regents approved creating SUNY Poly as a separate College. SUNY Polytechnic Institute (SUNY Poly) was officially formed on March 19, 2014, when the State University of New York Board of Trustees unanimously approved then SUNY Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher’s recommendation to merge the SUNY College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE) in Albany and the SUNY Institute of Technology (SUNYIT) in Utica.

NY Loves Nanotech is a consortium of like-minded organizations, including economic development groups, academic institutions, and technology equipment and service suppliers, who have joined forces to promote New York and all the state can provide to high-tech industries.