biotech

About the Accelerator

Central New York Biotech Accelerator (CNYBAC) is a 60,000 square foot LEED Silver-certified facility offering lab space, services, mentorship and education to companies involved in the commercialization of biotech innovation.

CNYBAC, a NYS Certified Business Incubator is an affiliated partner with The Tech Garden, Central New York's Regional Hot Spot.  As such, The Tech Garden can certify eligible CNYBAC clients for New York Innovation Hot Spot Tax Benefits. CNYBAC is also a SUNY incubator, offering additional services and opportunities through The Research Foundation for SUNY as well as access to clinical and basic science experts, graduate student interns, and CORE facilities.

Located for Success

Syracuse is New York's fourth-largest city with an educated workforce and an affordable standard of living.  CNYBAC clients enjoy coordinated access to universities, hospitals. CNYBAC staff will assist you in finding a university research partner or consultant, a student intern at a 50% discount through Upstate's Graduate School shared intern program, a targeted mentor or service provider.  CNYBAC partners proactively with a widening Innovation Ecosystem to include:

  • CenterState CEO and The Tech Garden
  • NYS Science + Technology Law Center at Syracuse University College of Law
  • SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
  • The Research Foundation for SUNY
  • Upstate Venture Connect
  • MedTech
  • Launch NY 
  • FUZEHUB
  • SUNY Oswego
  • SyracuseCoE