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
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 new jobs.
Message from Founding Director Dr. Clive Clayton