Commercialization Assistance Program (CAP)
The SyracuseCoE Commercialization Assistance Program (CAP) was established in partnership with CenterState CEO (formerly the Metropolitan Development Association) and the Empire State Development Corporation (ESDC) with grants received under the auspices of New York Assemblyman William Magnarelli.
The grants are designed to encourage innovation, product development, and entrepreneurship in the fields of indoor environmental quality, clean and renewable energy, and water resources, and to create jobs and wealth in the 12 counties of Central Upstate New York (Cayuga County, Cortland County, Herkimer County, Jefferson County, Lewis County, Madison County, Oneida County, Onondaga County, Oswego County, Seneca County, St. Lawrence County, and Tompkins County).
New York's Creative Core companies that have benefited from CAP grants include: OrthoSystems, Air Innovations, NuClimate Air Quality Systems, O'Brien & Gere, Taitem Engineering, Galson Laboratories, Rupprecht & Patashnick, Double A Willow, Isolation Sciences, VentoTek, and Widetronix Semiconductors.
2013 CAP Awards
We would like to congratulate our 2013 CAP Award recipients: Air Innovations, Cortland Research LLC, Healthway Home Products, O' Briend and Gere and WavElectric.
For more information on this year's CAP recipients, click here.
Award recipients are congratulated by Assemblyman Bill Magnarelli, CenterState CEO President/CEO Rob Simpson, SyracuseCoE Executive Director Ed Bogucz, Syracuse University Vice President of Sustainability Initiative Shere Abbott, and National Grid Regional Executive Melanie Littlejohn.
Air Innovations- "Green" Metal Hydride for Air Conditioning Cortland Research- Certification and Production of POUNCE® Systems
HealthWay- Commercialization of the DFS Filtration Technology O' brien & Gere- Innovative Water Quality Monitor
in Schools, Healthcare and LEED Certified Commercial Buildings for Taste & Odor Issues
for Indoor Environment Quality Applications
WavElectric- Analysis of fluid/structure interaction of wave-energy converters
2013 CAP RFP:
CAP2012-2013 Request for Proposals
CAP2012-13 Application Cover Sheet
CAP2012-13 Budget Worksheet
CAP2012-13 Application Template
For more information about CAP recipients, see: CAP VI Awards, CAP V Awards, CAP IV Awards, CAP III Awards, CAP II Awards, CAP I Awards
Photo: The CAP IV awards were announced at the headquarters of O'Brien & Gere in January 2008. At the announcement, OBG Senior Vice President Lee Davis introduced some of 100 employees his firm hired as a result of a SyracuseCoE commercialization grant.