An Energizing Ecosystem

Space for your startup

Programs to propel success

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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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[Video] Discover the Koffman in this Virtual Tour

Join in on a video tour where we walk through the building a talk through the programs offered to spur startup success.

Insights from an intern at the koffman incubator

Having worked as a communications intern for seven months, I was able to incubate different skills and meet a whole cast of wonderful people working on the next big startup business.

Researcher Brings Database to Life with Assistance from Office of Entrepreneurship

As interest in the researcher’s facial expression database skyrocketed, the E&IP team established a program to make it available to scientists and engineers around the globe.

Tonic’s Hemp Products Distributed to Front Line Health Workers

Koffman Graduate, Tonic Vibes, has sent nearly 1,000 free samples to medical professionals and first responders in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. She sent the CBD to nearly a dozen hospitals on Long Island.

Virtual Workshops Connect and Educate the Community

The Koffman is hosting virtual workshops, the latest discussing how to become a master on Zoom. Check out the replay here and watch our events page for upcoming workshops.

“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