The Tech Garden


The Tech Garden’s partners include leading New York State colleges and universities, industry market leaders, investors, service providers, utilities, technology and industry associations, and government agencies working together to foster clean technology business development in New York State.

Through The Tech Garden’s Center impressive network of academic research and industry partners, entrepreneurs and early stage companies can access world-class technical resources across New York State.


The Tech Garden Industry Collaboration partner:




Business Development Partners



The Tech Garden’s regional business partners include:


Providing technical support are partners including:

New York State Regional Technology Development Centers (RTDC's) 


The Business Incubator Association of New York


The Tech Garden's network also includes accomplished "entrepreneurs as mentors" as well as professional service providers in specialized disciplines. The Tech Garden has a strong partnership with National Grid, which is building a state-of-the art Smart Grid Technology Center in Syracuse.


The Tech Garden is also closely aligned with:

The SBDC network of small business advisors

Empire State Development (NYSERDA)

Upstate SBA resource providers

Investor groups such as the Upstate Venture Association of New York (UVANY) and the New York Angel Network (NYAN)

Technology Alliance of Central New York (TACNY)


Academic and Research Partners



Providing entrepreneurial support services are some of the premier business schools in the country including:

Cornell University's Johnson School

Syracuse University's Whitman School of Management and Falcone Center for Entrepreneurship

Binghamton University's "fast-track MBA" program

Clarkson's MBA program with a track in innovation and new venture development

Le Moyne College's graduate business program

SUNY Oswego's graduate business program

SUNY Institute of Technology's graduate business program

Utica College's graduate business program

Empire State College


Clean Tech Center R&D partners include:

CASE Center at Syracuse University (Advanced Technology in Computer Applications and Software Engineering)

Center for Sustainable and Renewable Energy at SUNY ESF

NYS Center for Liquid Biofuels and Renewable Energy Training Center at Morrisville State College

Center for Advanced Materials Processing and Shipley Center for Innovation at Clarkson University

Integrated Electronics Engineering Center and NYS Center of Excellence in Small Scale Systems Integration Packaging at Binghamton University

OCC Sustainability Institute

NASA Regional Applications Center for the Northeast at Cayuga Community College

Cornell University Center for Advanced Technology in Life Science Enterprise, Cornell Centers for Materials Research and Fuel Cell Technology, Cornell Sun Grant Center of Excellence, Cornell Center for A Sustainable Future, Cornell Center for Sustainable Global Enterprise, Cornell Energy Frontier Research Center

CNY Biotechnology Research Center (SUNY ESF and Upstate Medical University)

Environmental Research Center, Alternative Energy Institute and Center for Energy Education and Economic Solutions at SUNY Oswego

The Tech Garden
235 Harrison Street
Syracuse, NY 13202

(315) 474-0910