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Centers of Excellence

New York has created Centers of Excellence at its universities to support high technology ventures through a collaborative approach involving the state, academia, private venture capital companies, and other private and public sector parties.

Established to encourage rapid commercialization of scientific breakthroughs, the Centers specialize in nanoelectronics, bioinformatics, photonics, environmental systems, wireless applications, and information technology.

New York State Foundation for Science, Technology and Innovation

NYSTAR supports technology development, innovation and commercialization activities leading to economic growth in New York State.

NYSTAR established the High Performance Computation Consortium (HPC2) to enhance research efforts of universities and advanced technology centers with their industrial partners through access to high performance computers.