START-UP NY helps new and expanding businesses through tax-based incentives and innovative academic partnerships. START-UP NY offers new and expanding businesses the opportunity to operate tax-free for 10 years on or near eligible university or college campuses in New York State. These partnerships give businesses direct access to advanced research laboratories, development resources and experts in key industries.
Clarkson University maintains more than 20,000 sq/ft of START-UP NY eligible spaces spread across three buildings on our "downtown" Potsdam campus. These spaces include offices, wet labs, and manufacturing facilities. In addition, we are open to partnering with START-UP NY eligible companies to add off-campus space to our site plan in order to facilitate more flexible opportunities for businesses launching or expanding in New York State.