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12/09/2014 -
Greenbuild 2016 Call for Proposals Deadline 1/16/2015...

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10/23/2014 -
Near Westside Initiative Receives Prestigious Award from USGBC...

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02/19/2014 -
U.S. Department of Labor Secretary Perez Visits SyracuseCoE...

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Labs and Testbeds: New SyracuseCoE Facilities to Accelerate Innovations...

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Come visit us for a "Friday at Three" tour...

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2012 Annual Progress Report...

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Syracuse Center of Excellence engages collaborators at 200+ companies and institutions to address global challenges in clean and renewable energy, indoor environmental quality, and water resources. Our members conduct targeted research, demonstrate new technologies, commercialize innovations, and educate the workforce.

Near Westside Initiative Receives Prestigious Award from USGBC

The Near Westside Initiative, a not-for-profit organization housed in Syracuse University’s Office of Community Engagement and Economic Development, has been named the 2014 recipient of the Mayor Richard M. Daley Legacy Award for Global Leadership in Creating Sustainable Cities from the U.S Green Building Council (USGBC). The award was presented during the USGBC’s annual Greenbuild conference in New Orleans on Thursday, Oct. 23.

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SyracuseCoE Partner Program

SyracuseCoE Partners join a vibrant network of businesses and academic institutions working together to accelerate the commercialization of environmental and energy innovations for a sustainable future.


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The Syracuse Center of Excellence Headquarters Building

This iconic, high-performance, LEED-Platinum designed "living laboratory" is the realization of a dream shared by leaders in government, industry, and academia to create a world-renowned location for collaborations that address global challenges in clean and renewable energy, indoor environmental quality, and water resources.

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Our Partners


  • Carrier Corporation
  • Corning
  • Fulton Cos.
  • GDF Suez
  • HealthWay
  • Hitachi Consulting
  • King + King Architects
  • Lutron
  • National Grid
  • O'Brien & Gere
  • SRC

University Partner

  • SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
  • SUNY Oswego
  • SUNY Upstate Medical University
  • Syracuse University


  • Air Innovations
  • C&S Engineering
  • CDH Energy Corp.
  • Eric Mower and Associates
  • Harris Beach, PLLC
  • Johnson Controls, Inc.
  • Northeast Green Building Consulting
  • NuClimate
  • Open Atelier
  • Taitem Engineering PC
  • Visual Technologies


  • Air-Value
  • Applied Biorefinery Sciences
  • Aquarii
  • ASI Energy
  • Avatar Sustainable Technologies
  • Bluepoint Environmental, LLC
  • Clear Path Consulting
  • Cortland Research
  • Ephesus Technologies
  • Kohilo Wind
  • LC Drives
  • Natural Systems Engineering
  • NOHMs Technologies
  • Quansor Corporation
  • Rapid Cure Technologies
  • Salt City Technical
  • Salt Works
  • Short Enterprises
  • Solstice Power LLC
  • Summerhill Biomass Systems
  • Synairco
  • WavElectric