Promote economic development in New York State by bringing together companies and university researchers who have areas of common interest and encouraging collaboration through funding and outreach.
Over the past ten years, CEIS funding has been leveraged to generate over $702 million in economic impact and the creation of 239 new jobs. By bringing together multiple universities, companies, government agencies, and economic development organizations in a collaborative environment, we provide leadership in the identification and realization of technology-driven economic development in the Finger Lakes region.
Our Areas of Focus
Our primary technology focus is on optics, photonics, and imaging in support of the regional cluster of companies in those industries.
We also support projects in the biomedical, energy, and microelectronics areas in response to the ongoing diversification of the Finger Lakes regional area economy. The imaging work we support includes but is not limited to the following technologies and applications.