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Highlighting Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s high-tech investment strategy which has made New York State a globally recognized innovation hub for semiconductor and clean energy-based industry, SUNY Polytechnic Institute held its eighth annual month-long celebration showcasing the exciting world of nanotechnology and the global leadership of SUNY Poly and NYS in the most important science of the 21st century!

Saturday, Nov. 7
SUNY Poly Community Day - Albany
11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
257 Fuller Road
Albany, NY

Albany Site

SUNY Poly Community Day was a chance for people of all ages from across New York State and beyond to receive an up-close look at the exciting world of nanotechnology. Attendees experienced hands-on activities, engaging demonstrations, timely presentations, and guided tours of the SUNY Poly Albany site. Attendees saw firsthand how SUNY Poly and New York State have emerged as the epicenter for the nanotechnology-driven society.

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Saturday, Nov. 7
SUNY Poly Community Day - Utica
11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
330 Technology Drive
Marcy, NY

Utica Site

Visitors learned about the Computer Chip Commercialization Center (Quad-C), part of Governor Cuomo’s ‘Nano Utica’ initiative, and other SUNY Poly programs at the Utica site. Attendees experienced hands-on activities, presentations and guided tours of Quad-C.

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Thursday, Nov. 12
Student Entrepreneurship Summit: Interdisciplinary teams for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

noon - 3 p.m.
Albany Site
The Student Entrepreneurship Summit provided networking opportunities for student entrepreneurs and real world advice on how to build and manage effective interdisciplinary teams for innovation.
Thursday, Nov. 12
SPARC Entrepreneurship Forum
3 - 6:30 p.m.
Albany Site

The SUNY Poly: Advancing Research & Commercialization (SPARC) Entrepreneurship Forum provided critical information and valuable connections for startup businesses, enabling them to connect with client companies and advisory members of Incubators for Collaborating & Leveraging Energy and Nanotechnology (iCLEAN) and the Tech Valley Business Incubator to learn about what it takes to build a successful enterprise and obtain information about local investment funds.

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Saturday, Nov. 14
SUNY Poly CMOST Family Day
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
250 Jordan Road
Troy, NY

SUNY Poly CMOST opened its doors at no cost during this event that gave attendees an opportunity to explore the science behind Star Wars. Activities included exploring magnetism and circuitry, and creating a mini light saber to take home.

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Monday, Nov. 16
An Evening of Q & A With Dr. Alain Kaloyeros

6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Albany Site

Community members had the opportunity to ask Dr. Alain Kaloyeros, Founding President and Chief Executive Officer of SUNY Polytechnic Institute, about the growth of the nanotechnology industry across New York State, pertinent educational and economic opportunities, as well as any other topics of relevance.

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Tuesday, Nov. 17
NYS Environmental Excellence Awards
9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Albany Site
The NYS Environmental Excellence Awards is an annual recognition of outstanding innovative and sustainable projects or programs and unique partnerships that are improving and protecting New York State's environmental resources and contributing to a stronger economy. 
Tuesday, Nov. 24
NanoDiscovery Day
9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Albany Site

SUNY Poly hosted more than 150 elementary school students from across upstate New York as they took part in NanoDiscovery Day. The event was a nanosciences-focused experience based on the SUNY Poly’s popular “NanoCareer Day” program which immerses students in the science that’s driving technological advancements.

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