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GOVERNANCE

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. This is being done at the Albany Headquarters of NY CREATES, located on the Albany NanoTech Complex at 257 Fuller Rd Albany, NY 12203 USA. Following an effort by ESD and SUNY to restructure the portfolio of major collaborative R&D initiatives and economic development projects across New York State, NY CREATES was initialized in May 2018. The entity was formally established in December of 2019 consolidating the public-private partnerships at the former Albany Nanotech facility into a single non-profit affiliate corporation of the Research Foundation of SUNY. Charged with managing the portfolio, NY CREATES serves to strengthen the oversight, management, governance and delivery of projects by focusing the management team on core non-academic, R&D and economic development-related programs.

Bahgat Sammakia – Chair

Kristin Proud – Vice-Chair

Michael Abbott 

Alicia Barton

Christine Chung

Michael Frame

Franklin Hecht

Brad Johnson

Meng-Ling Hsiao

Joan McDonald

Kenneth Tompkins

President: Douglas A. Grose, Ph.D.

Chief Operating Officer (COO): Paul Kelly

Chief Administrative Officer: Patricia Arciero-Craig

Chief Financial Officer: Timothy Taylor

Acting General Counsel: Patricia Arciero-Craig

Treasurer: Scott Bateman

Board Secretary: Patricia Bucklin

VP Research: Satyavolu Papa Rao, Ph.D.

AIM Photonics COO: David Harame, Ph.D.

AIM Photonics Associate VP: Ed White

Office of the President: LaMar Hill

Director Business Development: Bruce Toyama

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

TBD

Due to public health concerns, this meeting will be conducted via teleconference as authorized by Executive Order of the Governor. 

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

Agenda

Public Meetings

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