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Coming in early 2016


Central New York Biotech Accelerator (CNYBAC)

CNY Biotech Accelerator
841 East Fayette St
Syracuse, NY 13210
Map & directions
Phone: 315 464-9288
Name: Kathy Pazaras


  • Be the most creative and imaginative biotechnology academically based innovation accelerator in North America.


  • Incubate and accelerate university-industry partnerships that discover, design, develop and deploy innovative products for bioscience marketplaces. 
  • Provide growth-oriented companies essential business acceleration services and access to industry-specific development resources. 
  • Collaborate with domain experts/mentors in creating comprehensive systems and teams that potentiate success.

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The CNYBAC commits to the two core principles of business incubation as developed by the National Business Incubation Association (NBIA):

1.  The CNYBAC aspires to have a positive impact on its community's economic health by maximizing the success of emerging companies.

2.  The CNYBAC is a dynamic model of a sustainable, efficient business operation.

Anti Kick-back and Stark Compliance


Program Location: SUNY Upstate Weiskotten Hall,
766 Irving Ave., Room 103 (Auditorium), Syracuse, NY 13210
4:00 – 5:30 P.M.  

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Hancock Estabrook, LLP
Jennifer R. Bolster, Esq. Marguerite A. Massett, Esq.
Mary M. Miner, Esq. Meghan S. Gaffey, Esq.

The attorneys at Hancock Estabrook assist clients with a diverse array of health care and startup business legal matters. Compliance with the Federal Anti-Kickback Statute and the Physician Self-Referral Prohibition (commonly known as the "Stark law") frequently affects business matters in the health care and medical technology startup business industries. The group will provide an overview of both statutes and the implications for individuals working in these industries.