NYLN Partners

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 has to offer to high-tech industries.

As the state’s chief economic development agency, Empire State Development invests strategically in infrastructure, innovation, place-making and revitalization, tradable sectors and workforce development—supporting the retention and health of existing businesses as well as the development of new businesses and industries that will contribute to the state’s 21st century economy. New York State ranks No. 2 in the nation in academic R&D expenditures and semiconductor patents. In 2019, Bloomberg cited New York City as the “world’s best tech city.”

The Center for Economic Growth is the professional economic and business development engine serving as the primary point of contact for businesses interested in growing in or moving to New York’s Capital Region. Looking to relocate or expand? In need of entrepreneurship or workforce training services? Interested in business growth resources, support or opportunities? Need help sourcing quality talent? Our professional staff is ready to help guide you.

Western New York Science and Technology Advanced Manufacturing Park (WNY STAMP) has enabled the expansion of New York’s Tech Corridor to New York’s second- and third-largest metropolitans, a hot bed for technological research and advanced manufacturing talent. WNY STAMP’ delivers low-cost, highly reliable, and renewable hydropower and utilities at megasite capacities, complimenting the investments made across New York to create successful careers in nanotech-oriented manufacturing. Developed by the Genesee County Economic Development Center, WNY STAMP’s state, regional, local, utility, and education partners are actively building the ideal site to grow the $20 billion invested in New York’s Tech Corridor with 1,250 shovel-ready acres and 485 megawatts of on-site power capacity. For more information on WNY STAMP, visit WNYSTAMP.com

The Saratoga County Prosperity Partnership leads a host of critical economic and workforce development initiatives across the public and private sectors, driving economic success for residents, businesses and government in Saratoga County, New York. The Saratoga Partnership is the first point of contact for business retention and expansion, providing a seamless delivery of programs and services for businesses seeking to grow, and spearheads semiconductor industry marketing and attraction, global trade assistance, community economic development, and data collection and planning. For more, visit us at saratogapartnership.org or call 518.871.1887.

EDGE is a private not-for-profit corporation created to lead economic development efforts in Utica-Rome region. EDGE is involved in real estate development, financing, global marketing, business attraction, business retention & assistance, and public policy initiatives. EDGE oversees large regional transformational projects such as redevelopment of the former Griffiss Air Force Base (now Griffiss Business and Technology Park) and is the designated lead developer for Marcy Nanocenter Project (MNC).

OCIDA's mission is to stimulate economic development, growth, and general prosperity for the people of Onondaga County by using available incentives, rights, and powers in an efficient and cooperative manner.

Perfectly Positioned for Success. Our strategic location is just one of our assets. Fueling businesses with talent from the region’s acclaimed colleges and universities, and green, clean hydro-electric energy from Niagara Falls, Buffalo Niagara is enjoying success today and positioned for long-term growth tomorrow in high-tech manufacturing – all within one of the most affordable and enjoyable regions of the country – come grow your business with us. Invest Buffalo Niagara (InBN) is the private, non-profit economic development agency serving the eight-county region of western New York State. InBN facilitates inbound investments making it easy for companies and their consultants to quickly and accurately gather data and familiarize themselves with all things Buffalo Niagara. Learn more at buffaloniagara.org.

Greater Rochester Enterprise (GRE) is an economic development organization committed to attracting new capital investments and creating regional wealth and new jobs throughout the Greater Rochester, NY region. As a trusted advisor, the GRE team of professionals will help you connect to the right people and find the right resources to expand your company here. Visit www.rochesterbiz.com to learn more about Greater Rochester, NY – where smart people live and smart businesses grow!

The Genesee County Economic Development Center is your one-stop shop for businesses looking to locate or grow in upstate New York. Genesee County has the workforce talent, shovel-ready sites, financial assistance and market access to help your company grow. With 2.3 million population in less than an hour drive we have the workforce you need to succeed. We also have programs, shovel-ready sites, incentives and loans available to assist you in your growth. For your products, you can reach 128 million customers in one day's drive of Genesee County.

National Grid has a long history of supporting and driving economic development in Upstate New York. Perhaps no better example of this is National Grid’s twenty-year commitment to assisting in the development and growth of the nanotechnology industry in New York State. National Grid has collaborated from the very beginning with state and local economic development agencies, private industry, and academia on what is now an internationally recognized model for public-private partnerships in technology-led economic development. We have invested millions across Upstate New York to fund strategic outreach and marketing to the semiconductor industry, establish the NY Loves Nano brand, and prepare shovel ready sites. National Grid has been – and continues to be – an integral partner in providing critical engineering and planning support for the sophisticated electricity transmission infrastructure that today’s intensely high-tech firms demand. For more information on sites and incentives, visit shovelready.com.

Saratoga Economic Development Corporation (SEDC) is a private sector, non-profit, consulting firm, established in 1978, that works to retain existing businesses while creating new jobs in Saratoga County, New York. SEDC is your first point of contact for business development in Saratoga County, New York. Our mission is to create jobs and diversify the tax base while improving the quality of life for the residents of Saratoga County. We accomplish this through the retention of existing business, attraction of new industry, and improving our product- Saratoga County, New York. With a Board of successful businesspeople, and a staff of experts that understand what it takes to go into business and stay in business, the corporation brings a degree of experience that sets it apart from other non-profit economic development organizations.

New York has always been at the forefront of emerging industries, and this private sector investment to create a hub for artificial intelligence research will attract world-class minds and drive economic growth in the region. Artificial intelligence has the potential to transform how we live and how businesses operate, and this partnership with IBM will help ensure New York continues to be on the cutting edge developing innovative technologies.

Andrew CuomoGovenor, New York State

"This partnership will foster innovation through public-private collaboration and help to attract the next generation of advanced manufacturing professionals to the Capital Region and New York State. By investing in research and development and our high-tech infrastructure, we are investing in the future of New York while strengthening the foundation to make way for new jobs and economic opportunities." Comments on the establishment of Applied Materials Materials Engineering Technology Accelerator (META Center) on the SUNY Poly campus in Albany

Howard ZemskyESD President, CEO & Commissioner

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.

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