By engaging entrepreneurial faculty, fostering a culture of
innovation and deploying the skills of UB researchers,
entrepreneurs and partner institutions, the CMI is addressing
industry’s material science challenges to create jobs to
directly impact the region’s and state’s economies.
At CMI, incredible capabilities await. Here, we invent, we
connect and we create.
Every day we’re advancing innovation and state-of-the-art
research in materials science, advanced manufacturing and materials
analytics. We invent breakthrough technologies in advanced
manufacturing, life sciences and energy and can also help you to
identify, protect and commercialize your discoveries.
We connect you with the resources you need, including business
& incentives, and access to over 50 faculty
members engaged in materials science research.
Our work facilitates start-ups and fosters entrepreneurship
creating high-technology jobs in Western New York that drive
public-private partnerships and attract companies to co-locate and
Whether you need interns, new employees or training for your
current workforce, the CMI can connect you with the right people
and programs to help your company succeed.
As part of UB — a premier research-intensive public
university — we offer access to world-class faculty and
resources. These include UB’s Center for
Computational Research (CCR) and UB's New York
State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics & Life Sciences
The mission of UB’s New York State Center of Excellence in
Materials Informatics (CMI) is to leverage UB’s cutting edge
materials science and advanced manufacturing expertise to drive
innovation and critical R&D activities that directly impact
private sector growth in key areas including advanced
manufacturing, life sciences and energy.
The CMI also serves as a community-based resource to help
manufacturing firms spark innovation working in tandem with the Buffalo Manufacturing Works.
Our impact is measured primarily through the creation of private
sector jobs in materials science and advanced manufacturing with
related secondary measures (e.g., increased company revenues,
funding and company capital investments; as well as university
jobs; grants; and intellectual property activity.)
Join the vibrant community of high-tech faculty,
researchers and entrepreneurs at CMI and prosper from our
resources. Please contact us
today to learn more.