Empire Discovery Institute

Test tubes.

Accelerating drug discovery

About Empire Discovery Institute

The University at Buffalo, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center and the University of Rochester have joined together to form the Empire Discovery Institute (EDI), a nonprofit drug discovery and development accelerator created to translate promising scientific discoveries into breakthrough treatments and cures, support vital upstate New York pharmaceutical research efforts, and foster the development of a vibrant biotech startup community within New York State. UB is committed to building infrastructure, aligning talent and strengthening the region as a hub for life sciences research and development.