Fostering Entrepreneurship

in the Southern Tier


The Koffman Southern Tier Incubator is 35,000 square-feet of offices, high-tech labs and a multitude of co-working spaces that encourage collaboration between members. Through partnership with Binghamton University, programming, mentoring and a host of other resources are provided to promote startup success.


The Koffman Incubator is unique in that it offers a total of 33 offices and labs to startup companies who wish to grow in a supportive and diverse business ecosystem. Those who wish to utilize the resources but don’t need a permanent office can join as a co-working member.


In addition to a purpose-built space, member companies have access to financial, legal and regulatory resources and services. To facilitate ease of access, the Small Business Development Center and the Trade Adjustment Assistance Center are housed within the incubator to assist companies. Programs are available to guide the growth of your business.


Member companies are working hard to make a positive impact on the local community and the world as a whole. Ranging from nanotechnologies to microgreens, a full breadth of skill is housed in the Koffman. The ecosystem fostered by the Koffman Southern Tier Incubator allows for a unique interaction, breaking down the barriers between both company and individuals. 

Master Inventor Serves up Convenience with Latest Invention

Culterease is a touch-free disposable utensil dispenser which drastically improves on current designs.

Member Pitches in 76West Clean Energy Competition

This year’s 76West Clean Energy Competition brought together 19 technology startups to pitch their cutting-edge ideas to spur clean energy solutions in the Southern Tier.

[Video] C4V Clean Energy Hatch Story

Based out of the Binghamton University Startup Suites, Charge CCCV (C4V) leverages its expertise in electrode design and process development to create next-generation storage materials.

SCI Member Skyven Installs Cutting-Edge Technology in New York State

The Intelligent Mirror Array™, one of the world’s first solar solutions for industrial steam, has been completed at Copses Farms in Valley Falls. This is only the second installation in the country of Skyven’s new, innovative technology.

Binghamton and Koffman Incubator a Hotbed for CBD Companies

New York’s hemp for CBD industry is clustering around Binghamton, a city just north of the Pennsylvania border that once bustled with workers from nearby factories for IBM and Endicott-Johnson shoes.

The Incubator Program supplied me with the expert mentors and the physical space to make my product. I started my company a year ago and it is amazing where I am today.

Kathryn Cherny

Founder, microBELLA Cosmetics

“The commitment and motivation of staff and mentors towards building the business ecosystem is really valuable for the entrepreneurs in this community.”

Katie Doherty

Co-founder of Female Founder School, Startup Summit 2019 Keynote