Partnering Organizations


Office of Technology Transfer and Industry Relations,
Stony Brook University

Our mission is to bridge Stony Brook innovation with public benefit in partnership with SBU inventors and the business community. By successfully commercializing innovative discoveries into new products and services, we enhance well-being, return economic benefit to the university community, and strengthen the long-term vitality of our innovation ecosystem.


The Small Business Development Center,
Stony Brook University

The SBDC is made up of talented and dedicated NYS Certified Business Advisors who take a personal interest in the success of your business. Helping new and existing businesses leads to their increased productivity and profitability and, in the long run, contributes to the stability and growth of the small business sector and the economy. Free one-on-one assistance with business planning, marketing, financial management skills and technology transfer are just a few of the ways we can help to improve the viability of your small business. We invite you to contact us to allow us to begin working together with you to create and sustain a healthy, profitable business.


Corporate Education and Training at The Center for Emerging Technologies

Innovative, specialized programs for businesses of all sizes designed to combine the latest trends in technology and work processes with Stony Brook's educational resources. Programs are custom-designed and available on campus or online. Our expert faculty and instructors deliver Stony Brook's most prestigious programs in a variety of formats suited to busy schedules. Credit, Non-Credit, Graduate Certificate Programs, Workshops, Seminars, Customized Professional Development and Distance Learning Programs are all offered at the Center or on site at your company. All CET programs and courses can also be customized and offered at your company. We can conduct a needs assessment climate survey, or 360 degree feedback to assist you in strategizing your organizations professional development.


The Strategic Partnership for Industrial Resurgence (SPIR)

The Strategic Partnership for Industrial Resurgence (SPIR) was established on July 1, 1994, by the State of New York to utilize the extensive engineering resources of the SUNY system (the Engineering Colleges and Programs at Stony Brook, Buffalo, Binghamton and New Paltz) to help industry in the State compete more effectively. SPIR fills a critical gap in existing State industrial assistance programs by providing technically advanced multidisciplinary assistance on a fast turn-around basis. The intent is to help companies improve their market posture, retain existing employees and create new jobs.


The Center for Biotechnology

Center for Biotechnology (CFB) at Stony Brook University is an Empire State Development Division of Science, Technology and Innovation (NYSTAR) Center for Advanced Technology. The CFB serves as an important catalyst in the development of new biomedical technologies and emerging companies in New York State. Through groundbreaking initiatives, the Center supports technology commercialization and company formation by bridging the gap between discovery and commercial success, and by training the next generation of biomedical leaders. The Center for Biotechnology also supports New York’s biotechnology industry by providing access to scientific and business expertise and creating strategic infrastructure that promotes the growth of the life sciences industry in the State.


The Sensor CAT

The Center's research and development (R&D) program is driven by the needs of New York State industry and includes magnetic, optical, X-ray, and infrared sensors; signal processing and image recognition; super-conducting electronics for sensor applications; DNA sequencing devices; and Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS)-based sensors and actuators. Mission: To provide an organizational framework and intellectual and material resources for the development of sensor-related technologies in NYS by facilitating partnership between industry and university research, the most important outcome being new jobs and improved profitability and competitiveness of NYS businesses.


CEWIT-Center of Excellence in Wireless and Information Technology

With over 70 associated faculty members, 190 PhD and 180 Master students engaged in 15,000 square feet of active R&D laboratory space, Stony Brook's Center of Excellence in Wireless & Information Technology is a next generation research and educational facility. Our new building now under construction, will be completed by September, 2008. It will give us 100,000 square feet of additional lab space. The leader in innovative research and development for wireless and IT in communications, infrastructure, networking, and software.


Advanced Energy Research & Technology Center (AERTC)

The Advanced Energy Research and Technology Center (AERTC) is a true partnership of Academic institutions, Research institutions, Energy providers and Industrial Corporations. Its mission is innovative energy research, education and technology deployment with a focus on efficiency, conservation, renewable energy and nanotechnology applications for new and novel sources of energy.


Long Island Angel Network

The mission of Long Island Angel Network, Inc. and its programs is to provide its members with exposure to, and access to early stage capital for, Long Island-based companies or companies that are moving to Long Island and are in need of capital. The Long Island Angel Network fulfills its mission by providing a forum in which its members can evaluate and exchange information about investment opportunities in early-stage and emerging growth companies and providing administrative support as its members help these companies grow. LIAN consists of individual angel investors interested in financing privately held companies or ventures typically at an early stage of development. It is anticipated that most deals will be in the $100,000 to $2 million range.