Gov. Cuomo's REDC round 3 funds SUNYIT projects

Gov. Cuomo's REDC round 3 funds SUNYIT projects

Wednesday, December 11, 2013 - 14:05
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The third round of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s Regional Economic Development Council initiative contains significant funding for two SUNYIT projects. The CNSE-SUNYIT Quad-C and the Marcy Nanocenter at SUNYIT were among priority projects receiving funding as part of the Mohawk Valley REDC’s $82.4 million “top performer” award announced December 11 in Albany. The Mohawk Valley REDC is co-chaired by Robert E. Geer, acting president of SUNYIT. Among the Mohawk Valley awards announced:

$3,100,000 to establish the Center for 21st Century Workforce Education & Innovation (C-21), a new workforce development and training center at the SUNYIT campus located within Quad-C at SUNYIT. C-21 will establish an integrated high-tech learning facility for workforce training/retraining targeting careers in advanced nanoelectronics packaging and assembly; construction trades for nanoelectronics/nanofabrication; and maintenance for high-tech manufacturing.

$3,250,000 to continue development of the Marcy Nanocenter project by supporting required improvements to the project site, including clearing, grubbing, grading and earthwork activities, wetland mitigation, storm drainage, interior access roads, and site development activities to support construction at Marcy Nanocenter for 300/450 mm scale semiconductor manufacturing plants.

Read the full text of the Governor’s REDC Round Three announcement