First Niagara Bank, N.A. and University at Buffalo Business Catalyst Program Request for Proposal is Now Open
Are You Setting Up a Business On or Near the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus?
The University at Buffalo is now accepting Applications for the First Niagara Bank, N.A. and University at Buffalo Business Catalyst Program. First Niagara has provided funding of up to $100,000 in support for grants to eligible businesses within the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus Community. Grants will be awarded to businesses who demonstrate funding needs, as well as their overall contribution to the community on and around the BNMC. See "RFP Project Requirements" for detailed program information. Applications are due by August 15, 2014.
BUFFALO, NY–National Grid today became the first company in Western New York to commit direct support to the University at Buffalo’s (UB) newly launched High-Tech Entrepreneurship Opportunity Program, designed to promote innovation and growth in entrepreneurship throughout the region by directly supporting companies in their earliest business formation stage when bringing new technology, products and services to the marketplace.
To learn more about the programs, you can contact Diane McMahon working with UB’s Office of Economic Development at email@example.com or 716-881-8900. Or John Seman with Launch NY at firstname.lastname@example.org or 781-856-2232.
Bright Buffalo Niagara drew more than 300 investors, entrepreneurs and supporters to hear 33 companies pitch their stories. For more on the venture forum highlights: www.brightbuffaloniagara.com
The Becoming a Leader in the Life Sciences program offers a curriculum tailored to meet the professional development needs for those seeking careers and career advancement in the emerging life sciences industry. The program stays current with best practices and rapid advancements in the industry through a partnership with the University at Buffalo’s New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences.