Governor Cuomo Announces SUNY Research Networks of Excellence Competitive Grant to Support Science and Commercialization
Sep04

Governor Cuomo Announces SUNY Research Networks of Excellence Competitive Grant to Support Science and Commercialization

Builds upon the State’s Innovation Agenda with First Network, “SUNY 4E,” to focus on Energy, Environment, Economics and Education Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that the State University of New York will launch the first of four SUNY Networks of Excellence to support increased research collaborations between SUNY and industry partners in order to spur commercialization activities. This “SUNY 4E” network will focus on...

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SUNY Leaders Call on Congress to Close “Innovation Deficit”
Jul31

SUNY Leaders Call on Congress to Close “Innovation Deficit”

SUNY Chancellor Zimpher and the presidents of SUNY’s four university centers today joined higher education colleagues nationally in a call on Congress and President Barack Obama to close the “innovation deficit” – the widening gap between needed and actual federal investments in research and education. Chancellor Zimpher, University at Albany President Robert J. Jones, Binghamton University President Harvey G. Stenger, University at...

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President Obama Presents Medal of Technology to UB Alumnus
Feb11

President Obama Presents Medal of Technology to UB Alumnus

SUNY attracts the best and brightest scholars and our 3 million alumni are helping shape life in the 21st century. Take, for example University at Buffalo alum Norman R. McCombs, who developed an oxygen production system that spawned a billion dollar industry and helped ease the pain of millions suffering from lung diseases. Recently, President Barack Obama presented the National Medal of Technology and Innovation to McCombs at a...

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Chancellor Helps Launch New York in the World Initiative
Nov21

Chancellor Helps Launch New York in the World Initiative

No place has achieved greater advantages or suffered worse losses due to globalization than New York City and New York State, a new report from the SUNY Levin Institute and Center for an Urban Future shows. At this forum, the report’s authors discussed their findings, which they said tell a tale that is familiar but has not been comprehensively documented until now. Many findings revealed the unexpected. The story is not one...

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