Who Can Help?


Growing a business can be an arduous task, whether you're a start-up or an established business.

The university aims to make that task easier by providing executives and entrepreneurs with access to valuable resources. Below, we have compiled a list of useful resources to help you grow your business.

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Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics & Life Sciences (CBLS)


At UB's New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics & Life Sciences (CBLS), we connect high-potential partners to a vast array of resources. Whether you are a scientist looking for world-class facilities, or a company that needs R&D assistance, we can help. 

Center of Excellence in Materials Informatics (CMI)


The Center of Excellence in Materials Informatics (CMI) is at the forefront of the materials and manufacturing revolution, leveraging UB’s cutting edge materials science, big data analytics and advanced manufacturing expertise to drive critical R&D activities that directly impact private sector growth.

Business & Entrepreneur Partnerships

Business & Entrepreneur Partnerships helps UB achieve its full impact as a major economic engine transforming the innovation economy of Western New York, New York State and beyond by stimulating an atmosphere that fosters and rewards innovation, collaboration and community.

UB Incubators

Baird Research Park.

The UB Incubators facilitate innovation by helping researchers turn discoveries and inventions into products and services that benefit our communities. Additionally, the UB Incubators provide incubator space and services while fostering university-industry partnerships that boost business.

Buffalo Institute for Genomics & Data Analytics (BIG)

Michael Buck's lab.

The Buffalo Institute for Genomics & Data Analytics (BIG) is advancing genomic medicine and supporting innovation and new job growth in the life sciences industry. Its cross industry collaborations are leading to national excellence.

Tim Murphy in lab.

GEM is redefining humanness and empowering people with the tools to understand personal health issues. From arts to biological sciences, from computers to law, the diverse viewpoints will help revolutionize the emerging field of personalized medicine.

Community for Global Health Equity (CGHE)

global health scholars.

CGHE focuses on social, economic, political and environmental factors that contribute to global health inequities. It influences policymakers, funders and practitioners addressing problems ranging from child survival and development to refugee health.

3-d printing.

SMART is partnering with area companies in advanced manufacturing and design to help shape education and national policy. It looks at next generation technologies and processes for customizable production.

Creating an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

UB appreciates our diverse partners co-located on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus. Together we provide the expertise, resources, facilities and support that are turning downtown Buffalo into a successful entrepreneurial ecosystem.