Business Sustainability

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New York’s Virtual Cleantech Acceleration Network

In 2010, iCANny co-founded iCLEAN with the College for Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE). iClean (Incubators for Collaborating & Leveraging Energy and Nanotechnology), was recognized by NYSERDA (New York State Energy Research Development Authority) and as one of six incubators and accelerators specializing in accelerating and commercializing emerging New York State energy enterprises and technologies. The iCLEAN incubator assists Companies in the development of energy focused business plans, marketing strategies, technology roadmaps, prototype development and deployment, and plays a role in funding and commercialization. iCLEAN formally links the Capital Region’s academic and research prowess and the Lower Hudson Valley’s (iCANny) expertise in business development and commercialization.

BioInc is an incubator focused on bio-med, bio-pharma and medical device research. BioInc logos final.eps
New York Medical College teamed with iCANny to assist in launching the BioInc incubator. Subsequently, BioInc and iCANny were awarded the designation of Innovation Hot Spot by Empire State Development. As an Innovation Hot Spot, BioInc and iCANny can offer tax credits to incubator companies located anywhere in the greater Hudson Valley.

Mount Saint Mary College and iCANny successfully submitted an application to Empire State Development Company to become a designated StartUpNY location. StartUpNY is a program that offers tax incentives to company either relocating or expanding in New York State.

In 2013, iCANny was awarded the designation as a New York State Certified Business Incubator by Empire State Development Corporation. iCANny is one of only 10 incubators throughout the state who have achieved this designation. As a Certified Business Incubator, iCANny is charged with supporting the development, commercialization and education of entrepreneurs and early stage enterprises.

iCANny: New York State Certified Business Incubator by Empire State Development Corporation

  • Awarded the designation as one of only 10 New York State Certified Business Incubators
  • Founding Partner of iCLEAN – the NYSERDA sponsored Incubator for Collaborating & Leveraging Energy & Nanotechnology
  • Partner in New York Medical College’s BioInc incubator and Innovation Hot Spot
  • Partner with Mount Saint Mary College in the StartUpNY program
  • Advisor – Marist College Center for On-Demand and Collaborative Computing
  • Founding and Board of Directors Member of the New York State Business Incubation Association 

Overview of iCANny

iCANny’s New York Wind Power Initiative is a cluster intended to develop and organize the commercialization of windwpi turbines for deployment in urban and suburban commercial, multi-family residential and municipal locations. Partnering with Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) of Troy, New York the WPI is endeavoring to establish a wind commercialization and development cluster.