Over the past decade, New York’s Upstate, Central, and Western regions have been transformed from retired industry into technical paradises. From the entrepreneurial and medical hubs in the greater Buffalo region to the biomedical advancements and investments taking place in the Rochester/Syracuse area to the nanotechnology revolution in the Mohawk Valley continuing east to the Capital Region, New York State’s economical and educational outlook is bright and prosperous.
Kaloyeros is calling [the new drug discovery research and development center] “the high-tech mall.”
And he dubbed the corridor linking Albany and Buffalo the “21st century high-tech innovation canal,” echoing the role the Erie Canal played in an earlier era.
These unique private-public partnerships have garnered international attention, including from President Barack Obama, Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak, and countless national news outlets.
The educational institutions spanning the corridor are vehicles for the success of the innovation and SUNY campuses are leading the way. Throughout this series, we’ll get you up-to-speed on the latest technology investments, partnerships, and developments. Here, we showcase the developments in Tech Valley.