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New York Commits $15M to Establish Clean Energy Proof-of-Concept Centers

January 09, 2013

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) announced that it will commit a total of $15 million to Columbia University, the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) and High Tech Rochester to create three proof-of-concept centers focused on turning university-developed, clean energy ideas into successful businesses. Each regional center will receive $5 million in seed money over the next five years, cost-sharing required, with the expectation of being self-sustaining once NYSERDA funding ends. Each organization will partner with regional institutions of higher education to connect potential early stage entrepreneurs with multiple industry and investor partners. Read the press release...

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