Start-Up NY is a new program…

designed by Governor Cuomo to attract businesses from all over to relocate, start up or expand in New York State through affiliation or partnership with public and private universities, colleges and community colleges. The program allows businesses to operate on or near academic campuses tax free for ten years and is intended to promote entrepreneurialism and create jobs. The Cornell Agriculture and Food Technology Park is part of Start-Up NY as one of the campuses businesses can operate under Governor Cuomo’s program.

Expansion Opportunities

The Park is ideal for established companies seeking to surround themselves with innovative research and product breakthroughs, as well as gain access to small-scale pilot plant and development facilities. Emerging businesses will find an established infrastructure and operational support to help take them to the next level of success.

The campus layout features:

  • “Flexible Technology” research building for entrepreneurs/start-up companies and diversifying companies
  • Multi-tenant flex space for mid-sized research and development companies
  • Build-to-suit sites for large, mature companies ranging in size from 4 to 20 acres.

For more information, contact John Johnson, Executive Director, at 315 781-0070

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Our Mission

The primary mission of the Cornell Ag & Food Tech Park in Geneva, N.Y., is to serve as a financially self-sustaining entity to foster the creation, retention, and expansion of agriculture, food, and biotechnology research enterprises for the benefit of both the state and local economies, and to strengthen the Experiment Station by fostering partnerships between the Station and firms seeking commercial applications of research discoveries related to agriculture, food sciences, and biotechnology.

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