To revitalize and redirect New York State industry by transforming it from defense related work to a knowledge-based economy that continually develops new technologies.
The Strategic Partnership for Industrial Resurgence(SPIR) was established on July
1, 1994, by the State of New York to utilize the extensive engineering resources of
the SUNY system (the Engineering Colleges and Programs at Stony Brook, Buffalo, Binghamton and Albany) to help industry in the State compete more effectively. SPIR fills a
critical gap in existing State industrial assistance programs by providing technically
advanced multidisciplinary assistance on a fast turnaround basis,. The intent is to
help companies improve their market posture, retain existing employees and create
Message from Director Dr. Clive Clayton