SUNY News Release: SUNY Health Network of Excellence Awards $900,000 for Research Into Lyme Disease, Pain Management, & More

State University of New York Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher today announced $900,000 in funding for projects supported by the SUNY Health Network of Excellence. Six collaborative projects involving seven SUNY campuses will advance basic, clinical, and public health research in pain management, cardiovascular disease, cancer biology, and Lyme Disease, among other areas.

SUNY Poly CNSE in Partnership with SUNY Poly Alumnus-Led Startup Besstech Awarded First Patent for Novel Lithium-Ion Battery Electrode Technology

SUNY Polytechnic Institute’s Colleges of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (SUNY Poly CNSE), in partnership with SUNY Poly CNSE battery storage spinout Besstech, announced today that they have been awarded a Japanese patent for nanostructured electrodes that are used as part of next-generation battery technology. Besstech’s licensing agreement enables the Albany, New York-based company to sell cutting-edge battery solutions in Japan.

SUNY Poly Biotech Startup Awarded $225,000 for Development of Revolutionary Technology That Can Cause Viruses to Self-Destruct

SUNY Polytechnic Institute’s Colleges of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (SUNY Poly CNSE) today announced that SUNY Poly CNSE startup HocusLocus, LLC, in partnership with the SUNY Poly CNSE NanoCollege, has been awarded $225,000 by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for research leading to an antiviral approach using an RNA-based platform technology, referred to as “sxRNA.”

SUNY Poly Scholar Athletes Receive Statewide Recognition

SUNY Polytechnic Institute today announced that four of its students have been selected as recipients of the 2014-2015 Chancellor’s Scholar Athlete Award,which recognizes outstanding academic excellence and athletic achievement. SUNY Poly students Jordan Sirtoli (Men’s Cross Country), Justin Rich (Men’s Volleyball) and Krista Pristera (Softball) are among just 80 SUNY students to receive the distinction statewide.

Governor Cuomo Congratulates Solar City Project on Receiving National Award

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that Area Development, a national trade publication covering site selection and facility planning, has selected the SolarCity development project at RiverBend as the magazine’s 2014 Economic Development Project of the Year in New York State. The publication also awarded the State its Silver Shovel award for statewide development projects initiated in 2014.

Governor Cuomo Announces $181 Million to Fund Projects Generating Economic Opportunity Throughout New York State

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that more than $181 million in economic development funding has been approved for 24 projects that are spurring growth and opportunity in nine regions of the state. The funding, approved by Empire State Development’s Board of Directors, supports projects that are creating 1,524 new jobs and retaining 2,009 existing New York State jobs – many of which have already been created or retained.

Governor Cuomo Launches First Phase of IBM Buffalo Innovation Center

Andrew M. Cuomo – Governor Albany, New York (May 29, 2015) Innovation Center to Begin Serving as Hub for State-of-the-Art Technology Development Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the IBM Buffalo Innovation Center has opened its first phase of … Continued