Stony Brook University Economic Development is the ideal place to connect your Industry needs with world-class students, faculty, medical practitioners, instructors, and researchers. Designated by the State as Centers of Excellence, two research and incubator facilities exist on Stony Brook University's campus, housed in the Research & Development Park - The Center of Excellence in Wireless and Information Technology (CEWIT) and the Advanced Energy Research and Technology Center (AERTC). NYSTAR funds fifteen Centers for Advanced Technology (CATs) to encourage greater collaboration between private industry and the universities of the state in the development and application of new technologies. There are three CATs located on the Stony Brook Campus - in diagnostic tools and sensor systems, in biotechnology, and in integrated electric energy systems, and they also create partnerships between industry and research. Incubator space is available at LIHTI and Calverton.
- Advanced Energy Research and Technology Center (AERTC): cutting edge research across a broad spectrum of new opportunities with the theme of “reliable, affordable, and environmentally sound energy for America’s future." The AERTC supports ten major research and training centers: Center for Mesoscale Transport Properties (m2m), Center for Integrated Electrical Energy Storage (CIEES), New York State Smart Grid Consortium (NYSSGC), Advanced Energy Training Institute (AETI), NYSERDA Clean Energy Business Incubation Program (CEBIP), Center for BioEnergy Research and Development (CBERD), Center for Emergent Superconductivity (CES), New York Energy Policy Institute (NYEPI), Thermomechanical & Imaging Nanoscale Characterization (ThINC), and the New York State Center for Clean Water Technology (CCWT). Offering R&D collaboration to the nurturing of new enterprises in its incubator facilities. Each of these centers harnesses an expert team of researchers, educators and investigators dedicated to pursuing advanced energy solutions. Smart Grid information technologies, advanced materials and electronic technology products for energy storage, energy harvesting, energy efficiency and conservation, and alternative and renewable sources;
- Center of Excellence in Wireless and Information Technology (CEWIT): distributed robotics, expressive and hybrid networks, mobile computing, wireless networks, cyber security, computer vision and image processing, RF systems, microwave sensors, wireless sensor networks, computational genetics and protein docking, computational neurobiology, virtual reality, effective bandwidth utilization, wireless protocols, wireless ad hoc networks and wireless gateways. Research topics range from materials to components to systems and address devices and communications, networking, software systems, and solutions/applications for vertical markets. Offering R&D collaboration to the nurturing of new enterprises in its incubator facilities.
- Long Island High Technology Incubator (LIHTI): a non-profit organization dedicated to helping new technologically-innovative companies grow by providing them with a variety of support resources and services and offering R&D collaboration to the nurturing of new enterprises in its incubator facilities. LIHTI has 40+ suites, 62,000 sf total space, office suites,wet labs; sinks, fume hoods, gas & air.
- The Business Incubator at Calverton: Established in 2005 to enhance Eastern Long Island’s agricultural, aquacultural
and environmental industries, the Calverton Business Incubator is helping to create
a new base of industries by promoting the growth of its tenant companies. The Incubator’s
nearly 24,000 square feet of modern offices, conference rooms, laboratories with both
fresh and saltwater access and state-of-the-art food-processing equipment provide
an optimal working environment that focuses on the development of ventures compatible
with the unique economic setting of Long Island’s East End.
The Agriculture Consumer Science Center (ACSC), completed in 2012, provides regional wine and food producers and local entrepreneurs access to shared processing areas and the opportunity to collaborate with researchers, scientists and professionals of Stony Brook University, Brookhaven National Laboratory and the New York State Small Business Development Center who can guide and advise from concept to commercialization. As a shared-use, small-scale food processing center, ACSC allows farmers to add value to their agricultural commodities, gives community food businesses the opportunity to expand into new lines, and helps potential food entrepreneurs to start new businesses. It offers farmers and start-up and expanding businesses the opportunity to explore retail food production without the high cost of equipment or manufacturing space, and also provides much-needed technical assistance in food production and general business management education.
- Center for Biotechnology:
- Center for Advanced Technology in Diagnostic Tools and Sensor Systems (Sensor CAT):
- Center for Integrated Electric Energy Systems (CIEES)