Innovation & Entrepreneurship


In today’s marketplace, change is the new normal. Business as usual means thinking like an entrepreneur: lean, lithe, and ready to move quickly.

Whether you’re in the public or private sector, whether you answer to shareholders or citizens, you can benefit from tools, techniques, and training that will help you become a more dynamic leader and innovative thinker. NYSTEC works with companies and organizations to foster an entrepreneur-centered approach—one that enables them to seek, identify, and respond to new opportunities quickly and decisively.

We empower our clients to take their business to the next level of success.

Our Innovation & Entrepreneurship Offerings

Cross-Industry Offerings

  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Tools & Techniques
  • Training Services

Technology Transfer

  • The Air Force Technology Transfer Program – The Air Force Technology Transfer (T2) Program mission is to help Air Force organizations move technologies developed in the laboratories or technical activities to the commercial market and transition technologies to the warfighter. With a vision of leading the discovery of innovations and promoting the commercialization of Air Force technologies for the benefit of the warfighter and the U.S. economy, these activities enhance the economic competitiveness of industry and promote the productivity of state and local governments while leveraging the Department of Defense (DoD) research and development investment.


  • Partnership Intermediary Agreement (PIA) – As a Partnership Intermediary, NYSTEC performs services for the Air Force Research Laboratory Information Directorate (AFRL/RI) that increase the likelihood of success in the conduct of cooperative or joint activities with small business firms, institutions of higher education, and industry. NYSTEC serves as an outreach arm in the Capital Region and throughout New York State where appropriate to engage entrepreneurs, organizations, and governments to inform the community and create awareness of AFRL/RI T2 opportunities and enhance the overall mission of the AFRL Information Directorate.

IgniteU NY

IgniteU NY is an independent program focused on developing entrepreneurs in New York State. Located in Troy, NY, we offer various programs to connect entrepreneurs with their community and help them develop a wide range of entrepreneurial skills.

  • Annual accelerator program
  • Community forums and events
  • Technology commercialization support


Contract with NYSTEC

Whether it’s via our OGS centralized contract, DOB Business Transformation, NYC Citywide QC-3, PBITS, FISA Security Assessment, ITS74 or MBTA Blanket Consulting, we’re ready to contract with you.