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

Advion

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

Nerve-healing startup Renerva joins McGovern incubator

Renerva, a medical startup that is developing an injectable gel to speed the healing of damaged nerves and creating an off-the-shelf nerve-graft product that may spare patients life-long disability, has joined Cornell’s McGovern Center life sciences business incubator.

January 9, 2020

Fueling Cornell Startups for Success

Starting a new business isn’t easy, not even if you have a breakthrough Cornell invention to base it on. On average, around half of all new businesses are still viable five years after launch. Cornell entrepreneurs can give themselves a better chance at success, however, by joining an incubator, according to Robert M. Scharf, director of the Praxis Center for Venture Development.

November 14, 2019