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Neighbors Guide - Economic Development


Center for Biotechnology (New York State Center for Advanced technology in Medical Biotechnology)

The center fosters economic development in New York State by promoting biotechnology-related research, University-industry collaboration and technology transfer. Located on the third floor of Psychology A.

Call (631) 632-8521



Center for Corporate Continuing Education and Training

Innovative, specialized programs for businesses of all sizes designed to combine the latest trends of technology and work processes with Stony Brook’s educational resources. Programs are custom-designed and available on campus or online. Located at the Research and Development Park

Call (631) 216-7518

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Center for Regional Policy Studies

The center conducts basic research in public policy issues and serves as a link between the University and the public sector, providing all levels of government agencies with detailed, up-to-date statistical material on which to base key planning and operation decision. Located in Room N-708 of the Social and behavioral Sciences Building

Call (631) 632-9021


Computer Certificate Programs

Stony Brook’s School of Professional Development (SPD) can help you become a PC specialist or expert in desktop publishing graphic design, Microsoft excel, and Microsoft Word.

Call (631 632-7050



Long Island High Technology Incubator

Dedicated to the development of high technology enterprise, this 72,000 square-foot facility contain science and engineering labs (including wet labs), specialized research facilities, libraries, and office space. Tenants may use centralized office services and have access to the university’s 1,00 potential faculty collaborators and 18,000 potential employees and student interns. Located at 25 East Loop Road, Stony Brook, NY 11790.

Call (631) 444-8800



New York State Small Business Development Center

This Center improves economic prospects for entrepreneurs and small-business owners in New York, offering free one-to-one counseling, conferences, and training events. The Center helps individuals successfully launch start-up and develop a business plan and provides information on how to obtain a loan. Other services include export/trade development, financial management systems, marketing assistance, new product development, site location analysis, state/federal procurement, technology transfer, and organizational/management structures. Located in Building 17 in Research and Development Park.

Call (631) 632-9070


New York State Strategic Partnership for Industrial Resurgence (SPIR)

SPIR partners with companies of all sizes to improve manufacturing, develop new products, analyze results, and jointly prepare proposals for outside funding. SPIR is directed under the auspices of the Center for Advanced Technology Assistance. Located in the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences.

Call (631) 632 9272



Office of Economic Development

This office links the academic and research resources of the campus with the economic needs of Long Island and New York State. It works closely with business organizations and state and municipal economic development agencies to promote industry-University collaboration (especially in entrepreneurial ventures). It is also responsible for research publications in print and Web media. Located in 100 Engineering.

Call (631) 632-7006


Office of Technology and Licensing and Industry Relations

This office focuses on patents, copyrights, technology transfer, and intellectual property of all kind. It is run by professionals who evaluate, market, and license inventions and other intellectual property developed by Stony Brook University Faculty, students, and staff. The office also markets such property to private sector and is a key point of contact for the licensing of intellectual property from the University. Located in Room N-5002 of the Frank Melville Jr. Memorial Library.

Call (631) 632-9009



Professional Licensing and Certificate Programs

Stony Brook’s School of Professional Development practice oriented, hands-on licensing and certificate programs in the following areas: Bayer Institute Clinical-Patient Communication, Institute for Adolescent Studies, Insurance licensing, IRS Enrolled Agents Exam Preparation, Management Development, Occupational and Environmental Health and Safety, and Paralegal. Instructors are members of the business and professional communities.

Call (631) 632-7050



Professional Skills Development Certificate

Acquire the skills you need to compete in today’ fast-paced, diverse work environment. This program of computer-training and professional courses runs for nine weeks (229 hours).

Call the School of Professional Development (631) 632-7050



Stony Brook Software Incubator

This 6,000 square-foot facility provides access to the region’s only Top 20 Computer Science Department, specialized research facilities, libraries, and campus amenities. The Incubator’s unique partnership with Computer Associates International, Inc.—the world’s second largest software company—gives it unsurpassed capacity to fulfill its mission of providing ideal setting for the start-up, successful growth, and retention of the next generation of software developers and manufacturers. Located on 25 Health Science Drive, Box 100

Call (631) 444-8800



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