With seed funding from the New York State Empire State Development (ESD), and additional federal funding from the U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Agency (EDA), New York Institute of Technology is renovating a facility of its Old Westbury campus to house the new Entrepreneurship and Technology Innovation Center (ETIC), offering virtual connectivity to the NYIT-Manhattan campus.
On March 4, 2015, NYIT unveiled the new facility in Harry Schure Hall that will feature state-of-the-art laboratories, classrooms, an auditorium, and collaborative open space.
A new, smart auditorium is part of the ETIC project, scheduled to be unveiled in Spring 2015.
An open space in the ETIC lobby offers a comfortable, collaborative gathering and study space.
NYIT’s Entrepreneurial and Technology Innovation Center speeds the innovation process from laboratory to market by offering a state of the art facility with:
Three fully operational testing and research labs aligned with fields that exhibit the highest potential for economic growth on Long Island, as identified by the Accelerate Long Island Initiative. These three key areas draw on NYIT’s unique research and curricular strengths and on the combined interdisciplinary expertise of its highly regarded faculty in the engineering, medicine, science, architecture, and health professions disciplines on:
- IT & Cybersecurity
- Bioengineering & Medical Devices
- Energy & Green Technologies
- Company hoteling, with private areas for up to 10 companies at any one time
- Industry-academic working spaces, to support additional partnerships
- Conference and training rooms
- Dedicated data center