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The Koffman Southern Tier Incubator in downtown Binghamton, NY, is a business incubator offering offices, high-tech labs and co-working spaces to promote collaboration and business growth. Through partnership with Binghamton University and SUNY Broome — programming, mentoring and a host of other resources are provided to promote startup success.


An incubator’s purpose is to offer the necessary resources critical to a developing a business. Within the Koffman are numerous programs which seek to progress startups in areas ranging from clean energy to customer discovery. Monthly events involve the community and provide a venue for learning and connection-making.


Tenant startups (who have office or lab space) and co-working members (who utilize the 10+ common areas) are working hard to make a positive impact on the local community and the world as a whole. The ecosystem fostered by the Koffman Southern Tier Incubator allows innovative startups to thrive. Reach out to see how the Koffman can foster your startup or idea.

Office spaces

Collaborative spaces


Monthly Events

Tenant Companies


Annual Startup Summit
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Learn more about the Southern Tier Startup Summit, a day-long celebration of entrepreneurial success in the region.

Binghamton Accelerator Program Accepting Applications
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Do you have a unique product or service with the potential to become something big, but don’t know your next steps? If so, this program is for you!

I-Corps Short Course Accepting Applications
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This National Science Foundation -funded set of short courses provides expert guidance and grants to help you discover the needs of your true customer.

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Muckles’ Ink New Clothing Line Supports Local Business

Koffman graduate Muckles Ink recently partnered with Red Barron Creative to develop a line of “quaran-tees” with Binghamton-themed designs.

Meet Mike, The New Director of the Clean Energy Incubator

Michael (Mike) Jagielski joins the team with him over 30 years of experience working with CEOs of companies ranging from SMB to Fortune 100.

Pandemic Spurs a Team Effort to Innovate

The E&IP office is assisting a new ventilator inventor with regulations for certified medical manufacturers and required U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) applications.

Page Published With 40+ COVID-19 Business Resources

The team at the Koffman Southern Tier Incubator is actively working with member companies and community businesses to provide the guidance and resources needed in this uncertain time.

Bandalier’s “Corona Companions” Provides Relief to Those in Isolation

Members of the team are ready to volunteer their time between 5PM and 7PM every night in order to lend their ears and hearts to anyone who is feeling the effects of isolation.

“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