TDO Announces April 11 CNY Solutions Fair


The Central New York Technology Development Organization (TDO), an Empire State Development NYSTAR Regional Technology Development Center (RTDC) and New York Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) Center, is presenting the CNY Solutions Fair on Thursday, April 11 at the Holiday Inn Convention Center in Liverpool from 8am – 12:30 pm.

The Solutions Fair, one of a series of state-wide workshops, matches manufacturers and technology businesses with a broad range of technical, educational, and economic development experts who can help solve problems, fix processes and find solutions to help businesses innovate, compete and grow.

Businesses take advantage of multiple, free, one-on-one consultations in one place with technology experts from across NYS. As part of the event registration process, attendees complete a brief questionnaire to identify one or more specific issues needing solutions. The event organizers use the responses to target short, one-on-one meetings with organizations located throughout the state. Interest can be very specific, a general inquiry, or even a fishing expedition.

Sample queries:

  • Evaluate the potential for manufacturing automation
  • Explore incorporating advanced materials into a process or product
  • Access a supercomputer for performance simulations
  • Learn if nanotechnology could improve products
  • Find test equipment housed at universities
  • Inquire about the effectiveness and use of various technologies
  • Learn how to add capabilities to a product
  • Select new components or raw materials
  • Learn how to evaluate product claims
  • Understand workforce training techniques
  • And much more

The Solutions Fair is also an excellent opportunity to network with the community of experts and solutions available across various state resources and programs including research universities, Centers for Advanced Technologies, government agencies, not for profits, and more.




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