Innovative research is at the core of our institution. It informs education, sparks inventions and propels a growing knowledge economy. UB researchers share their work, the problems they're solving and the impact it has on our changing world.
Successful startup communities ... "all have strong ties to research institutions and universities as sources of innovation. They also have early stage venture capital and connections ... The Hub brings this together to help accelerate the number of new inventions spinning out of our institutions into startups that grow WNY."
"We are trying to design a sustainable and environmentally friendly way of farming." Testing soil quickly to tell farmers: "This part of the field holds water for a longer time, so you can irrigate it less frequently."
“We wanted to see if we could use a low-cost, remote-sensing method that doesn’t require ground monitoring to understand how our aquifers are responding to a changing climate and human activity.”
UB President Satish Tripathi: UB at center of thriving entrepreneurship hub
"Through our extensive faculty expertise, our longstanding engagement in the community, and our established record of student and faculty entrepreneurial collaborations—in areas ranging from the life sciences and materials science to IT and sustainability—UB has created a dynamic environment where entrepreneurship can grow and flourish."
"We don't know exactly which of our current pure science investigations will lead to breakthroughs, but by pushing the boundaries of human knowledge further, we allow for possibilities in the future we can't even imagine right now."