Central New York Biotech Accelerator (CNYBAC) at Upstate is a 60,000 square foot facility offering wet and dry labs, services, coordinated resources, targeted mentorship and education to individuals and startup companies involved in the commercialization of biotech innovation.

CNYBAC, a NYS Certified Business Incubator, is 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 StartUp NY space available (  Clients gain access to clinical and basic science experts, graduate student interns, and equipment within CORE facilities.  CNYBAC also offers virtual occupancy for those companies who do not need to reside physically in the incubator/accelerator space but would like access to basic science and clinical research expert partnerships, webcast events and mentorship.

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 the vibrant Syracuse Innovation Connectors group: