Southern Tier Incubator



The Koffman Southern Tier Incubator is 35,000 square-feet of offices, high-tech labs, wet labs, dry labs, common areas as well as co-working spaces that encourage collaboration between its members. We provide workspace, mentoring and a host of other resources to our member companies.

Built for Small Business

 Every inch of the Koffman building has been thoughtfully designed to provide working spaces that inspire individuals and companies to create and develop transformational, innovative products and ideas. It is ideally positioned to support the entrepreneurial ecosystem being developed across the Southern Tier.

Promoting Growth

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.

Our Companies

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.


Chloe Capital Binghamton Tour Awards Major Investment to Women-Led Venture

Awarded after the 2nd Annual Southern Tier Summit in partnership with Binghamton University and the Koffman Southern Tier Incubator, Sara Taylor-Demos, Founder and CEO of Cora Home received Chloe Capital’s next investment.

C4V Batteries Finding Use in Maritime Environments

C4V and MARTAC collaborated for the last 15 months to fully demonstrate the efficacy of C4V’s major advancement in high-performance battery cells.

Binghamton Business Community Unites to Clean Neighborhood

Binghamton’s growing business community is breaking down the silos and coming together to share resources, stories, passions and improve their community all the while.

Pitch Event Attracts Funding From Local Entrepreneurs

Binghamton entrepreneurs are choosing to invest in their community following a March pitch event hosted by Binghamton University’s Office of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Partnerships. The event attracted over two dozen local investors to the Koffman Southern Tier...

Second-Annual Startup Summit Unites the Business Community

The day-long event, hosted by BU’s Office of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Partnerships, was composed of a series of panels and pitch events for students, businesses and investors to attend.

Clean Energy Incubator Celebrates Its First Year, Welcomes First International Member

State officials are celebrating the first anniversary of an incubator within an incubator that continues to hatch new companies.

Binghamton University Continues Successful Startup Summit

Entrepreneurs in the Southern Tier have more resources than ever to help develop their businesses, including the second annual Southern Tier Startup Summit, a day-long event to be held May 1, at the Koffman Southern Tier Incubator, 120 Hawley St., Binghamton.

Accelerator Program Showing Success

Members of the winter 2019 cohort of the Accelerator Program at the Koffman Southern Tier Incubator received special support to develop their business startups.

Applications Open: Binghamton’s 2019 Business Plan Competition

The Binghamton Local Development Corporation is once again partnering with SUNY Broome’s Entrepreneurial Assistance Program for the 2019 Business Plan Competition.

Innovators Avoid the #1 Reason Startups Fail Through I-Corps Program

Over 60 teams have participated in the Binghamton regional I-Corps program since its start in 2017, with 8 teams having been accepted into the National program to date and multiple more in progress.

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