Central New York Biotech Accelerator (CNYBAC) is located in an Opportunity Zone "where new investments under certain conditions, may be eligible for preferential tax treatment."  CNYBAC is also an affiliate Hot Spot partner through 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 also has eligible Start-Up NY allocated space where "new and expanding businesses can gain access to tax-based incentives and innovative academic partnerships." 

CNYBAC is owned and operated by SUNY Upstate Medical University - the region's only academic medical center.  CNYBAC clients gain access to Upstate clinical and basic science experts, graduate student interns (at a 50% reduced rate), and state-of-the-art CORE Research Facilities and equipment with technical assistance.  CNYBAC also offers virtual occupancy for those companies who do not need to reside physically in the incubator space but would like access to expert partnerships, webcast events and mentorship.

Clients:  The following clients are licensing space in CNYBAC - click on each for more information:

Acumen Detection - Innovative assays for rapid identification 
Alterna Therapeutics - Developing a library of first-in-class small molecules targeting the SHIP enzyme
ANDRO - Data system solutions  
Aptamatrix - Accelerating aptamer discovery
Complex Biosystems - visualization, custom instrumentation, infrastructure for software development, modeling and simulation of life science phenomena
Cormac Life Sciences - SDVOSB business delivering life science research and support services
EndoGlow - Fluorescent surgical devices
Expressive Neuroscience - Industry-leading assay platform to evaluate CNS gene therapy vectors
ILGEN - Novel Fully Human Antibody Technology
ICIP Consulting - Innovation, Commercialization and IP Consultant
Kong Pharmaceuticals - Upstate Medical University faculty-founded translational research driven pharmaceutical innovation for late-stage breast cancer treatment
LifeUnit - Novel therapeutics and chemical agents for treating and controlling biofilm formation and other bacterial activities
Pelitex - Nanogradient™ materials innovation
Quadrant Biosciences - Evolutionary advancements in brain health assessment, autism and Parkinson’s detection
Repair Biotechnologies- improving human healthspan through targeting the causes of age-related diseases and aging itself
Zetagen Therapeutics - Preclinical orthopedics bone growth products