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In 2019, Empire State Development (ESD) and the State University of New York (SUNY) announced the formation of the New York Center for Research, Economic Advancement, Technology, Engineering and Science (NY CREATES). NY CREATES seeks to advance high-tech research, development and commercialization opportunities through the acquisition, construction and management of state-of-the-art facilities and programs, while promoting economic development, education and workforce training throughout New York. NY CREATES headquarters is located at the Albany NanoTech Complex, at 257 Fuller Rd Albany, NY 12203 USA.

Leadership Team

Dave Anderson


Scott Bateman

Vice President of Finance & Sponsored Programs Administration

Rebecca Borden

Interim General Counsel

Dr. Christopher Borst

Vice President of Technology & Infrastructure

William Bronner

Vice President of Human Resources
(Chief Human Resource Officer)

Dr. Wade Cook

Executive Director of AIM Photonics

Amie Kaplin

Vice President of Program Management and Chief of Staff

Paul Kelly

Vice President of Strategies, Partnerships, & New Ventures
and Chief Operating Officer

Maurice Raghubar

Vice President of Information Technology
(Chief Information Officer)

Timothy Taylor

Vice President of Corporate Finance and
Chief Financial Officer

Board of Directors

Albany NanoTech Complex Walking Bridge

Dr. Douglas Grose, Chair

Kristin Proud, Vice-Chair

Michael Abbot

Heather Hage

Dr. Meng-Ling Hsiao

Joan McDonald

*Patricia Bucklin - Board Secretary

Board Materials and Documents

The next NY CREATES Board of Directors meeting is scheduled for:


The public can listen to the meeting via webcast by clicking here.

Public Meeting

FOIL requests should be directed to:
Records Access Office
257 Fuller Road
Albany, NY 12203

Records may be made available and copied by pre-arranged
appointment with the Records Access Office at:

257 Fuller Road
Albany, NY 12203

FOIL Appeals should be directed to:
Scott Bateman
Interim Records Access Appeals Officer
257 Fuller Road
Albany, NY 12203

FOIL Subject Matter List:
The following is a current list of records, by subject matter, that are maintained by the New York Center for Research, Economic Advancement, Technology, Engineering and Science Corporation. Some of the listed records may be exempt from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Law.

FOIL Subject Matter List

NYS Committee on Open Government 


Explore Recent News

Review upcoming topics and learn about
speakers featured in our Emergent Technologies Seminar Series. 


Dive Deeper

Learn about the latest technologies with presentations and papers co-authored by members of the NY CREATES team. 


Go Behind The Scenes

Start your NY CREATES dialogue with a few words about your technology and collaborative interests using the link below.