Innovation

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UB provides impactful solutions that help existing businesses break through barriers and new entities flourish. The case studies below are a few examples of how our services drive the innovations that grow and sustain domestic and global competitiveness.

7/25/18
The UB School of Management’s High-Tech Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership (CEL) – partially funded through an Economic Development Administration grant awarded to a consortium of UB entities and administered by TCIE – was an important building block for START-UP NY company Thimble. The program produced a domino effect, leading to company development and business growth for the maker of STEM project kits.
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SR Instruments continually works to broaden the diversity of its custom scale products. One idea in particular – an all-in-one device that electronically records a person’s vital signs and other body functions – had been discussed for years. Talk turned to action with a UB biomedical engineering student who researched the non-invasive technology market.
7/25/18
Customized software developed through TCIE helped Katz Americas fulfill custom coaster orders with ease, enabling double-digit percentage sales increases every year since the technology debuted. UB engineers designed a program to combine multiple orders and shapes, making operations more efficient for the largest manufacturer of beverage coasters in North and South America.
7/25/18
UB’s engineering experts developed the foolproof answer that Matrix Imaging Solutions needed to guarantee secure, error-free assembly of the approximate 10 million pieces of mail it processes monthly. Through a software system that optimizes Matrix’s vision system verifier, every document is tracked and validated in real time, helping the company attract new contracts and maintain existing ones.