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The CMI collaborates with a vast network of organizations that are driving innovation, advancing new discoveries in materials science and spurring economic development in Buffalo Niagara. 

Whether you want to connect with UB’s vast R&D assets or the materials scientists who are making the next great breakthroughs in technology, the CMI is eager to work with you.  
As a leader in advanced manufacturing, UB’s New York State Center of Excellence in Materials Informatics (CMI) works closely with leading research and academic institutions across the globe.

Our academic partners & community partners provide key resources including equipment, expertise and access to university assets. These partnerships strengthen the manufacturing ecosystem in Buffalo and beyond.


Collaboration breeds success. Our team helps researchers, entrepreneurs and employers reach their business objectives and create a roadmap for continued success, ensuring our industry partners benefit from a partnership with UB.

The CMI industrial advisory board (IAB), serving as program ambassadors, will meet twice yearly to help shape research directions based on industry trends and needs and to aid in strategic approaches to state and federal opportunities and designations, particularly public-private partnerships.