The Cornell Agriculture and Food Technology Park is a seventy acre research, development, and production park designed to foster the creation of innovative technologies related to agriculture, bio-based industries and food. In this environment, start-up companies, small businesses, and large multinational companies can leverage the resources and intellectual capital.
The Cornell AgriTech a public/private sector initiative, retained Saratoga Associates for a market positioning strategy, physical development plan, infrastructure engineering, permitting, environmental remediation, and funding and implementation strategies for the proposed research and development business park. The project uses 72 acres to accommodate the needs of food and agriculture companies, including lease and purchase space and access to college faculty and facilities.
Launched Projects & Awards
The project has been successfully launched with the construction of the 20,000 GSF Flexible Technology Incubator Building and the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) commitment to contract the 80,000 GSF Grape Genetics Research Facility. In 2007 the Technology Farm was named Intelligent Facility of the Year by the Intelligent Community Forum in a highly competitive, international awards process.