Ceramic Industry

NYSTAR Awards $26.9 Million to Universities (11/21/06)

November 21, 2006
New York Governor George E. Pataki recently announced more than $26.9 million in state, industry and university support to 10 universities to significantly expand economic important research and commercialization opportunities, as well as attract and retain world-class scientists to New York. Seven Centers for Advanced Technology (CATs) have been awarded more than $8.34 million in New York State Office of Science, Technology and Academic Research (NYSTAR) technology development awards that will lead to the creation of new products, innovations and jobs across the state.

The following universities received awards to strengthen their commercialization research activities: Alfred University, Clarkson University, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Stony Brook University, Syracuse University, the University at Albany, and the University of Rochester.

The Governor also announced the universities receiving a total of more than $5.97 million in NYSTAR faculty development grants, including Columbia University, New York University, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Stony Brook University, the University at Buffalo and the University of Rochester.

Additional details are available at www.nystar.state.ny.us.