Andrew Cuomo visits Accelerator

NY Governor Andrew Cuomo visits the Biotech Accelerator in October 2012.


Accelerator Location

CNY Biotech Accelerator
841 East Fayette St
Syracuse, NY 14210
Map & direction
Phone: 315 464-9288
Name: Kathy Pazaras

The Syracuse Region is rich in entrepreneurial spirit, with $5.4 billion in new investment and economic development projects underway.

The CNY Biotech Accelerator is on East Fayette Street in Syracuse, two blocks from Upstate Medical University's largest research facility and across the street from Syracuse University's incubator. Upstate Medical University's own hospital, SUNY-ESF, University Hill, the Syracuse VA Medical Center, and downtown's Centerstate CEO Tech Garden Incubator site are also within walking distance.

Map of New York and Syracuse area
The CNY Biotech Accelerator is located in Syracuse, in the center of New York's fourth largest city.

The area is also rich in intellectual capital, with 35 colleges and universities in the city and surrounding counties, including 25,000 students enrolled at the institutions within five blocks of the CNY Biotech Accelerator. The CNY Biotech Accelerator is conveniently close to the campuses of its major partners and two minutes from downtown Syracuse.

Located in the center of New York State, at the intersection of the state's two main thruways, the CNY Biotech Accelerator is also within a 4-to-5-hour drive of New York City, Boston, Philadelphia or Toronto.

Syracuse has the conveniences of a big city and the comforts of a small town, offering an outstanding quality of life—all in a beautiful and affordable part of the state. In addition to "University Hill", which provides a college town atmosphere—and Division I basketball, football and lacrosse—Syracuse offers a rich cultural life including a variety of outdoor festivals, a symphony, opera company, professional theater, several museums, and the historic Armory Square district with many fine restaurants and unique shops.

With four distinct seasons, affordable housing, and easy commutes, Syracuse consistently ranks high on national quality-of-life and cost-of-living polls. Popular outdoor activities include hiking, cycling, golfing, swimming, boating and fishing. Winter sports enthusiasts enjoy skating, snowmobiling and downhill and cross country skiing. Many lakes, parks, and golf courses are within a few minutes drive of the CNY Biotech Accelerator. Within an hour's drive are Lake Ontario, the Finger Lakes region (producing world famous wines), the Thousand Islands, and Adirondack Mountain vacation areas.