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Sponsors & Funders

UB’s New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics & Life Sciences (CBLS) is grateful for the loyal support of some of Buffalo Niagara’s leading institutions and corporations. 

For information about sponsorship opportunities — and the many benefits that sponsorship offers your organization — please contact:

Julianna Fortain

Marketing & Special Events Coordinator

Current sponsors

  • Superior Group – A premier provider of workforce solutions and outsourcing around the globe, Superior Group is an on-site partner that provides an array of human resource services to life sciences firms of all sizes, as well as to job seekers. Start with a no-cost consultation to determine your path forward.
  • National Grid — The National Grid High-Tech Entrepreneurship Opportunity Program provides businesses in life sciences and other innovation sectors with business consultation on their new and early business opportunities.National Grid is one of the world’s largest utilities, focused on delivering energy safely, reliably, efficiently and responsibly. National Grid owns and operates gas and electricity transmission and gas distribution networks in the U.K. and U.S., and electricity distribution networks in the U.S.
  • Launch NY  - This organization is creating jobs and helping emerging companies succeed by giving entrepreneurs in Upstate New York the resources they need to stay connected, find a mentor, and get investment advice.
  • First Niagara Foundation (FNF) — FNF pledges its commitment to improving the livelihood of local communities. The FNF supported Buffalo's entrepreneurial and residential community by providing nearly $100,000 in grants to grow businesses in and around the medical corridor.
  • Invest Buffalo Niagara  — Invest Buffalo Niagara is an organization of public and private entities that acts as a business gateway for companies entering the Buffalo Niagara region. It supports the CLBS by promoting Bright Buffalo Niagara (which connects high-tech companies with investors), as well as other key programs.
  • Dopkins & Company, LLP — The CPAs and consultants at Dopkins want to help your business succeed. Along with success comes increased complexities, operationally and financially.  Our goal is to become your trusted advisor as you address various issues. Our Life Sciences industry team provides high quality service and expertise.  We strive to be proactive in generating ideas and bringing opportunities to you to further your success.  We work with high-tech, life sciences, and innovation-spirited businesses at every phase: start-up, growth, and established.  Want to learn more?  Let’s have a conversation.