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SUNY Poly Smart Cities Technology Innovation Center (SCiTI)

Housed in SUNY Poly's Kiernan Plaza, a landmark building that was originally constructed as the Union Train Station in 1899 but has been vacant since 2009, the SCiTI center is catalyzed by $4 million in funding through Governor Cuomo's Capital Region Economic Development Council (CREDC) initiative to support the purchase and fit-up of the iconic building. SCiTI is leveraging the CREDC funding to attract an additional $26 million in private industry investment; create and retain 250 high-tech jobs; lure technology companies to downtown Albany; and position New York as a global leader in the emerging smart cities technology sector. SEFCU, CHA and Windstream Corporation are the first corporate partners located at SUNY Poly's Kiernan Plaza.