Inspire. Connect. Innovate. 
  July 2014 Newsletter









3-7 PM: University at Buffalo Clinical Translational Research Center,
875 Ellicott Street, Buffalo NY 14203 



What are the 2014 plans for Bright Buffalo Niagara, the annual program connecting entrepreneurs and investors since 2009?



Meet the hottest prospects for investment - the semifinalists and finalists of 43North, the country's largest business plan contest based right here in Buffalo. This VIP exhibit and networking event in the heart of the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus will be before the October 30th 43North finals to:

  • Check out the select group of companies who made it all the way to the 43North Semifinals among literally thousands of applicants from around the globe in the $5M business competition
  • Exclusive Preview! Meet the 43North Finalists as they wrap up their preparation day activities for the finals pitch

Thank you corporate sponsors:


First Niagara Bank, N.A. and University at Buffalo 
Business Catalyst Program
Request for Proposals is Now Open
Due Date: August 15, 2014 

Are you setting up a business on or near the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus?
First Niagara has provided funding of up to $100,000 in support for grants to eligible businesses under the Business Catalyst Program. The Program will be directed to companies in and around the BNMC.

Reference the RFP Project Requirements for detailed information.
June 3 - August 26, 2014
Tunes in the Tent 
National Grid Park, Corner of Ellicott & Virginia Streets
Join us for the sounds of summer with Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus' Tunes in the Tent. Every Tuesday at 12 noon to 1 p.m., hear local musicians playing in National Grid Park at Virginia and Ellicott Streets. This event is free and open to the public.
August 17 - August 20, 2014
The American Society of Medical Engineers (ASME)
International Design & Engineering Technical Conferences
and Computers & Information in Engineering Conference
Buffalo Niagara Convention Center, 153 Franklin Street, Buffalo NY

Hosted by The University at Buffalo, this event will bring leaders in the engineering field and academia together to discuss the latest technological developments and to participate in the new Advanced Design and Manufacturing Impact Forum.
UB TCIE's Fall Course Lineup Includes New Workforce Programs

The University at Buffalo's TCIE is debuting three new business improvement classes this fall, among its 10 offerings for professionals working in any industry. Classes range from a half-day seminar to a nine-month program. New topics include mitigating company risk, creating and managing instructional documents, and conducting a design of experiments. 
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  2. This newcomer fits the mold under Start-Up NY
  3. Expansion project begins at TAM Ceramics 
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