New York Innovation Showcase

The Research Foundation for The State University of New York is partnering with Empire State Development Corporation and the SUNY Levin Institute to produce the first New York Innovation Showcase as a way to introduce the New York investment and entrepreneurial community to some of the best business ideas coming from the tremendous innovation capacity of New York State.


The showcase is a chance to meet and learn about the best new innovation companies around New York coming from SUNY and other campuses, and through the portfolios of the Innovate New York Funds.  View the full program and the presenting companies.



The New York Innovation Showcase will take place Thursday, June 27, 2013 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.



The Innovation Showcase on will be held in midtown Manhattan at the SUNY Global Center located at 116 East 55th Street, New York, NY 10022.


Agenda (Subject to Change)


10:00 - Opening Remarks from Co-Sponsors 

               Dr. Nancy L. Zimpher, SUNY Chancellor

               Dr. Timothy L. Killeen, Research Foundation President

               Mr. Steve Cohen, Empire State Development Corporation

                   Senior Vice President and Deputy Commissioner


10:30 - Pitch Session #1 - Biotech/Healthcare

11:30 - Pitch Session #2 - MedTech

12:30 - Boxed Lunch (Café)

  1:30 - Pitch Session #3 - Education Energy/Materials

  2:30 - Kenneth Adams, Empire State Development Corporation Executive Director

  2:45 - Networking Break

  3:15 - Pitch Session #4 - IT/Digital/Media

  4:30 - Reception in (Café)



Registration is closed for this event. Thank you for your interest.


If you any questions about this event, please contact Matthew Gardner at (212) 317-1565 or

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