Research & Economic Development
The 64 campuses of SUNY are an engine for business and industry and a catalyst for economic revitalization. SUNY's colleges and universities provide the research and development necessary to keep New York globally competitive.
SUNY Patents & Inventions Policy Board
The Patents and Inventions Policy Board defines SUNY's intellectual property and commercialization policy objectives and develops and interprets such policies in support of SUNY's strategic goals.
SUNY and the Entrepreneurial Century
SUNY cultivates innovation and entrepreneurial thinking across its entire learning landscape, helping new and existing businesses innovate, prosper and grow. View success stories from SUNY and campuses that support this Big Idea here ...
SUNY Means Business
SUNY spends approximately $540 million annually on commodities and services through University-wide contracts and individual campus buying. The SUNY Means Business Web site features procurement information and procedures and up-to-date NYS laws that govern how the University purchases goods and services.
NYS Small Business Development Center
Through a network of 24 regional centers, the New York State Small Business Development Center delivers high quality business counseling and training to New Yorkers who want to start a business or improve the performance of an existing business.
Research Foundation for SUNY
The Research Foundation (RF) was founded in 1951 to serve SUNY and to capitalize on its scope, scale and diversity as an engine of New York’s innovation economy. The largest, most comprehensive university-connected research foundation in the country, the RF supports nearly $1 billion in SUNY research activity annually, providing sponsored programs administration and innovation support services to SUNY faculty performing research in life sciences and medicine; engineering and nanotechnology; physical sciences and energy; social sciences, and computer and information sciences. To learn more about the RF visit www.rfsuny.org.
Find a SUNY Scholar
Identify and connect with a SUNY scholar by searching a database of SUNY faculty expertise System-wide or by a specific campus. You'll find faculty profiles containing key biographical information, research interests with detailed expertise information, selected publications, and contact information. Find a SUNY Scholar here ...
The Research Foundation’s innovation web resource provides information and tools for business and industry, faculty researchers and commercialization staff. The site promotes the coordinated disclosures among SUNY campuses, and makes it easier for potential partners to find out more about available SUNY technologies.
State University Construction Fund
SUCF is a public benefit corporation established to provide academic buildings, dormitories and other facilities for SUNY State-operated institutions and contract and statutory colleges. It awards construction, architectural and engineering professional services contracts through processes described on its web site.
Both SUNY and New York State maintain a large number of technology contracts with a number of vendors. Information for contracts from both entities is available online, as is a form for information on becoming a vender.