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  • Established in 1994 by New York State.
  • Finished 26th year with cumulative state contribution of $19.1 million.
  • Won $118.9 million in joint federal funding awards, including $22.9 million in SBIR/STTR awards since 2001.
  • Completed 3,656 projects with more than 559 companies.
  • Created and/or retained more than 16,223 jobs.

Fuzehub "Ask The Expert" featuring SPIR Director Lisa Chichura


What We Provide

  • The expertise of more than 500 engineers and applied scientists.
  • Cutting-edge research findings (more than $30 million in annual expenditures).
  • Experience with more than 500 companies in New York State
  • Access to top engineering and applied science students.
  • Access to advanced manufacturing and high-technology facilities.



Dr. Purwar's TEDx talk on Machine Design Innovation through Technology and Innovation