Cornell’s Research
Serves the Region and Beyond

This directory highlights small businesses that evolved from or use Cornell resources and are located in the region surrounding the university as well as beyond.

Ecolectro Inc.

Advanced Materials and Energy, Ithaca, NY

Acuamark Diagnostics Inc.

Early Detection Molecular Diagnostics, New York, NY

Axium Nanofibers LLC.

R&D: Nanomaterials, Ithaca, NY

Ionica Sciences

R&D: Biotechnology, Ithaca, NY

Lionano Inc.

R&D: Battery Manufacturing, Ithaca, NY

Capsulated Systems Inc.

Microencapsulation R&D and Manufacturing, Ithaca, NY

ArcScan Inc.

Ophthalmic Medical Device, Morrison, CO


R&D: Mass Spectrometry and Bioanalytical Services, Ithaca, NY

Kionix Inc.

MEMS Manufacturing, Ithaca, NY

Stony Brook WholeHeartedFoods

Food Manufacturing and Sales, Geneva, NY

Research Connection

From the Vice Provost for Research

The tangible benefits of a research university are extraordinary. When Cornell faculty teach and perform services in the community within their domain of expertise, we immediately connect with the university’s rich values of education and engagement. When Cornell faculty conduct research and that research materializes into a cure for a disease, a new green product, a better medical tool, a great-tasting nutritious food product, or a faster and more compact mobile device, we connect with the remarkable impact of academic research.

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Research News

Rapid Lyme disease test may be available in late 2020

The drawn-out process for diagnosing Lyme disease could become a thing of the past – good news for the thousands of people each year who get the tick-borne illness. A new detection test created by Ionica Sciences – located at Cornell’s McGovern Center life sciences incubator – has been sparked by a FuzeHub grant to begin moving from the laboratory bench into approvals, production and doctors’ offices.

September 6, 2019

Breakthrough Device Designation from U.S. FDA for the ThecaFlex DRx™ System

Alcyone Lifesciences, Inc., a leader in advanced technologies to treat complex neurological and oncological conditions through the company's proprietary advanced precision delivery platforms, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Breakthrough Device Designation for its ThecaFlex DRx™ System.

March 11, 2019

Achronix Semiconductor Corporation

Achronix Semiconductor Corporation is rolling out Speedcore Gen4m, its new generation of embedded FPGA IP designed as an AI accelerator to be built into SoCs. Seeking more efficient data acceleration, Achronix' Speedcore Gen4 targets a broader set of applications including computing, networking and storage systems for packet processing and interface protocol bridging/switching. But the Gen4's shiniest feature, added to its architecture by Achronix, are Machine Learning Processor (MLP) blocks.

December 20, 2018

Wicked Device LLC

The Air Quality Egg, a grapefruit-sized air quality monitor developed by the Rev: Ithaca Startup Works member company Wicked Device, will help students around the world learn to share, analyze and interpret data.

November 28, 2018

GrammaTech Inc.

GrammaTech Inc., a leading developer of commercial embedded software assurance tools and advanced cybersecurity solutions, announced that it has been awarded a $1 million, 2-year contract from the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), a division of the Department of Defense, to perform research and development into architecture recovery of binary software. This contract is administered by the Air Force Research Lab, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, OH.

October 22, 2018