Black History Month Kick Off Celebration

Black History Month Kick Off Celebration

Upstate Medical University President and CEO, Danielle Laraque-Arena, MD, FAAP, welcomed all to the 2018 Black History Month ceremony.  Nakeia Chambers, MS Ed, Diversity Initiatives Specialist, Office of Diversity and Inclusion at Upstate Medical University was the uplifting programs' MC.  The keynote address made by Lazarus Sims, former SU basketbal star and current Commissioner of Syracuse Parks, Recreation and Youth Programs, reminded us that parents and the community guides the development of our children and how that community is so very important.  

"Policy Updates Facing the Industry"

"Policy Updates Facing the Industry"

Win Thurlow, Executive Director of MedTech, Assemblyman Al Stirpe and Julie Miner of New York Health Works discussed  "Policy Updates Facing the Industry" The event was held in CNY Biotech Accelerator's Theater on January 25. 

 

One Stone Tech – 2017 Upstate MIND MDIC Pitch Program Winner

One Stone Tech – 2017 Upstate MIND MDIC Pitch Program Winner

Dr. Wendy Scinta, Medical Director of One Stone Tech and Mary Ann Tyszko, consultant, accepted one-on-one pitch award as winner of the 2017 MDIC Pitch Program.   Congratulations as well to all our graduating 2017 MDIC Program Companies who are progressing rapidly:  

  • Costello Prosthetic Warmers - meeting with investors coordinated through NYSSTLC and working closely with students at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario and Syracuse University for future product iterations.
  • EndoGlow - has received funding and will be staying at CNYBAC, licensing space in Collaboration Lab III to promote further development of their surgical-assisted fluorescent medical devices.
  • One Stone Tech - as the winner of the 2017 MDIC Pitch Program, will be pitching to The Tech Garden for seed funding and to Launch NY, and is currently conducting a pilot study for their product, Agate, an automated and personalized patient engagement/messaging platform for weight management.
  • Simpler Links - soon to be conducting their validation study with Upstate’s Infectious Disease Division with their catheter securement device.
  • Superlative Biosciences – has received recent approval to execute a Material Transfer Agreement with Upstate Medical University Cord Blood Bank for their Stem Cellular Toxicology Service which uses human umbilical cord and placental stem cells to replace animals in developmental toxicology testing.   

The 2018 Upstate MIND Medical Device Innovation Challenge Application is available to early innovators at:  www.cnybac.com

MedTech Membership Through MedTech Incubator+plus Program

MedTech Incubator+plus

CNY Biotech Accelerator is now providing membership to MedTech to licensed clients through the new MedTech Incubator+plus Program.

CNYBAC covers the MedTech membership fee for up to 10 clients annually.  New members gain access to a valuable network of businesses, research institutions and service providers - all united in the goal of developing relationships, tools and programs that enable NYS companies to bring tomorrow's medical solutions to the healthcare marketplace.  MedTech membership provides access to MedTech Metro, an exclusive, invitation-only forum and networking series that showcases New York's bioscience and medical technology before an audience of investors, business leaders, health care providers and other service professionals.  Held in New York City, MedTech Metro connects developing Bio/Med companies to the investor community.  Additionally, MedTech coordinates several additional member-only events during the year such as the Member MeetUps.  The next Member MeetUp will be held at the Upstate Medical University, Institute for Human Performance (IHP) on Thursday, February 15, 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.  For more information and to register for this event:https://www.medtech.org/events/show/member-meetup-at-suny-upstate-medical-university-439.

 

PODS available for licensing

PODS available for licensing

The "Upstate MIND PODS"

There are 4 pods each with 3 desks/storage/WiFi/Electric. Pods can be rented in whole or per desk area and are available to rent daily or for a short-term period.  Moveable privacy scrims can be printed with company/organization logo. 

If interested please e-mail:  CNYBAC@upstate.edu