Through its research and outreach programs, the University at Albany is leveraging knowledge for the economic benefit and stability of businesses and governments worldwide. The Professional Development Program's public service training initiatives, the good governance and policymaking efforts of the Center for International Development, UAlbany's Small Business Development Center, and individual research initiatives fostering entrepreneurship all underscore the University's commitment to enhancing progress and prosperity.

  • Patricia Greenwood

    Planting “SEEDs” of Small Business Growth

    Since 1984, the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) in the University at Albany’s School of Business has mentored more than 20,000 entrepreneurs

  • RNA students

    Students Take RNA Discoveries from Lab to Market

    In 2012, The RNA Institute at UAlbany launched its inaugural Thermo Fisher Student Venture Fund program, further underscoring the significant role universities play in combining research with entrepreneurship and economic growth.

  • Edward Eveleth

    Biotech Spin-off Receives Private Investment

    Five-year-old HocusLocus, LLC, a University at Albany biotechnology spin-off, received an investment that will advance its scientific reputation and increase National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding opportunities.