Our Partners

The Innovation Hub's goal is to dramatically accelerate the commercialization of technologies generated at UB and our partner organizations in order to start and grow more innovation-based companies in Buffalo Niagara. We're working together to bring ideas out of the classroom/lab and into the marketplace.

Collectively, UB and its partners have:

3,000 Researchers and Faculty
150+ Technologies Available for License
19,500 Employees
30,000+ Students

Innovation happens here every day

  • Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute logo.

    An independent, not-for-profit, biomedical research facility located in the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, the Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute focuses on structural biology with a strong history in methods development and the application of X-ray crystallography in fundamental studies.

  • Jacobs Institute logo.

    The Jacobs Institute is a medical innovation center focused on accelerating next-generation technologies in vascular medicine. Fostering collaboration among physicians, engineers, entrepreneurs and industry, the Jacobs Institute’s i2R, or Idea to Reality Center, is at the cutting edge of medicine.

  • Kaleida Health logo.

    The largest healthcare provider in Western New York, Kaleida Health serves the area's eight counties with state-of-the-art technology and comprehensive healthcare services. Its expert, compassionate healthcare professionals work to provide the best possible outcomes, as well as educating future health care leaders and discovering innovative ways to advance medicine.

  • Roswell Park logo.

    Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center has led the battle against cancer for over a century and has been credited with establishing the model for today’s multidisciplinary approach to cancer care. Founded in 1898, Roswell Park is the only New York state facility outside of New York City to hold National Cancer Institute designation as a comprehensive cancer center. A seamless interface of scientific inquiry and clinical application affords patients access to promising breakthroughs in cancer diagnostics, technologies and therapies.

  • University at Buffalo logo.

    UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence, with thinking, research, creative activity and people who positively impact the world, helping to advance and inform society. Work at UB leads to new cures, stronger materials, healthier populations and thousands of other improvements.

We are all partners of:

  • Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus logo.

    The Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus (BNMC) is building on the assets of our world-class Medical Campus - known for its clinical care, research, education, and innovation - to support our mission of furthering economic growth, igniting inclusive urban revitalization, and cultivating a strong, collaborative community.


Thanks to New York State, Buffalo Billion is providing funding to the University at Buffalo in support of the Innovation Hub initiative. This generous support is being used to fund an incubator at the Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences (CBLS), the Buffalo Innovation Fund investment fund and entrepreneur supports and programs.
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