Being part of our community means being part of something big. It means working alongside startups, social impact organizations, innovative new businesses and major health care, research & education institutions strategically co-located on our 120-acre campus. We also offer a variety of workspace, mentoring, programming, and networking opportunities.

Business Resources

Launch NY

Launch NY is a venture development organization whose mission is to identify, support and invest in high-growth, high-impact companies and catalyze the entrepreneurial culture to drive job and wealth creation in the 27 westernmost counties of Upstate New York.


43North is a $5 million startup competition made possible by Governor Andrew Cuomo’s visionary Buffalo Billion initiative, with support from the New York Power Authority.

UB Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership

CEL recognizes and supports the power of entrepreneurship to unlock human potential, create jobs, inspire wealth and invigorate the greater Western New York economy and community.

International Business Innovation Association

INBIA provides a wide range of services to assist entrepreneurial organizations in enabling high-impact programs, including global community membership, education and training, industry news and resources, and designations and accreditations.

Startup NY

START-UP NY offers new and expanding businesses the opportunity to operate tax-free for 10 years on or near eligible university or college campuses in New York State.

Z80 Labs

Z80 Labs is an Internet­-focused technology incubator, providing entrepreneurs the ability to build new and innovative tech companies in Buffalo, New York

Western New York Incubator Network

WIN is a collaborative effort of business incubators that expands entrepreneurial services, helps startups, and grows wealth in our region.


MedTech connects New York State’s Bio/Med industry through collaboration, education and advocacy. It’s an active association of over 100 pharmaceutical, biotech and medical technology companies, their suppliers and service providers and research universities.

Business Incubator Association of New York State

BIANYS expands resources available to incubator-based enterprises, promotes collaboration among incubators in the state and networks business incubators or incubating/incubated companies.

Association of University Research Parks

AURP fosters innovation, commercialization and economic growth in a global economy through university, industry and government partnerships.