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New York State Business Plan Competition

Friday, April 25, 2014
Albany, NY - SUNY College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering

The New York Business Plan Competition (NYBPC) is a venture creation and innovation competition that was established in 2010 to encourage innovation and entrepreneurship throughout New York’s colleges and universities.

The 2014 NYBPC features regional competitions in New York’s 10 Regional Economic Development Council zones – Capital Region, Central New York, North Country, Mohawk Valley, Finger Lakes, Western New York, Southern Tier, Mid-Hudson, New York City, and Long Island. Regional partner colleges and universities will host semifinal competitions in their regions in early April. The top teams from each of the 10 regions will then advance to the final round of the statewide competition, where they will go head-to-head for the grand prize at CNSE’s Albany Nanotech Complex on April 25, 2014.

This competition has 6 categories:

  • Biotechnology / Healthcare
  • Energy / Sustainability
  • Information Technology / Software
  • Nanotechnology / Advanced Technology
  • Products / Services
  • Social Entrepreneurship / Non-Profit

More details about the program and schedule can be found online.  Click here.