Innovation & Entrepreneurship

What We Do

NYSTEC can help you become a more dynamic leader and innovative thinker by fostering an entrepreneur-centric approach. Our innovation and entrepreneurship services include:

Technology Commercialization. Elevate and accelerate the commercial adoption of a new product or production method. Focus areas include:

  • Outreach & Relationship Building.
  • Research & Development Technology Identification.
  • Small-Business Support.
  • Accelerator Programming.
  • Workforce Development.
  • Strategic Partnership Identification.

Ecosystem Building. Collaborate across communities to build, grow, support, and nurture your networks. Focus areas include:

  • Community Outreach.
  • Project & Program Management.
  • Strategic Partnership Identification.

Government Contract Assistance & APEX Accelerator (formerly PTAC). Receive free, confidential business counseling and education to help increase the likelihood of securing federal, state, and local government contracts. Focus areas include:

  • Interpretations of Solicitations.
  • Registration & Certification Guidance.
  • Training & Events.
  • Marketing Assistance.
  • Post-Award Assistance.
  • Bid Matching.

Landscape Analyses. Through our various partnership intermediary agreements (PIAs), engage with NYSTEC to increase the likelihood of success in joint activities between the government and private companies, higher education institutions, and industry. Focus areas include:

  • Research & Development Technology Identification.
  • Technology Transfer & Transition (T3) Outreach & Relationship Building.
  • Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) Program Support.
  • T3 Process Facilitation.
  • Project & Program Management.

Small Business & Technology Acceleration. Get access to mentors, investors, and other small-business support to help bring your innovative concepts and products to market. Focus areas include:

  • Accelerator Programming.
  • Outreach & Relationship Building.
  • Workforce Development.
  • T3 Process Facilitation.
  • Gap Analysis.
  • Certification & Proposal Support.

Event Services. Get tailored event planning and execution support, from initial conceptualization through post-event reporting. Focus areas include:

  • Event Strategy.
  • Coordination & Logistics Planning.
  • Speaker Management.
  • Communication & Marketing Planning.
  • Communication & Marketing Content.
  • Registration & Platform Management.
  • Branding & Production Elements.
  • Event-Day Coordination.


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