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The Griffiss Institute hosts a variety of events and programs to bring innovation and technology to Upstate New York.  We foster national and global relationships that will lead to game-changing research in the information sciences while enabling new business opportunities. Join us at one of the many opportunities to make an impact in the Mohawk Valley.

Defense Accelerator

The HUSTLE Defense Accelerator is a program for seed stage tech startups exploring AI/ML, cyber, quantum and UAS solutions with dual-use potential and the drive to elevate the United States' national security and economic competitiveness.

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Air Force
Tech Connect

This is an online tool to connect potential partners with the technology and experts from the Department of the Air Force.  This is another resource to discover opportunities to partner with the Department of Defense.

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Federal Laboratory

The FLC is the formally chartered, nationwide network of over 300 federal laboratories, agencies, and research centers that fosters commercialization best practice strategies and opportunities for accelerating federal technologies from out of the labs and into the marketplace.

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Annual International
Quantum Information
Science Workshop

The Innovare Advancement Center hosts an annual networking event for International and US experts in research, industry, and academia, in the field of quantum.

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Griffiss Institute
Business Incubator

The GI created our own incubator, serving as one of the 10 New York State’s Certified Business Incubators since 2014.

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This is a challenge series that invites both domestic and international collaborators to seek transformational research and development partnerships with industry, academia and other organizations.

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Elevation Series

Come hear invited speakers from academia, government, and outside industry share their stories and research through workshops, public chats, seminars, and podcasts.

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This partnership between academic institutions and AFRL/RI provides access to people, data, programs, and facilities. It’s a virtual resource for information technology research; and an opportunity to collaborate on research in information science and technology in a variety of scientific disciplines.

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Coffee and

Join us every other first and third Thursday from 10-11AM to chat about anything tech related; how something works, the new quantum lab inside the Innovare Advancement Center, happenings within the Mohawk Valley, cyber security, or an idea you have. Let's just talk tech concepts over coffee!

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