- Be the most creative, innovative and imaginative "academically based biotechnology accelerator" in North America
- Incubate and accelerate university-industry partnerships that discover, design, develop and deploy innovative products for bioscience marketplaces.
- Provide growth-oriented companies essential business acceleration services and access to industry-specific development resources.
- Collaborate with domain experts/mentors in creating comprehensive systems and teams that potentiate success.
The Upstate Biotech Accelerator commits to the two core principles of business incubation as developed by the National Business Incubation Association (NBIA):
- The Upstate BAC aspires to have a positive impact on its community's economic health by maximizing the success of emerging companies.
- The Upstate BAC is a dynamic model of a sustainable, efficient business operation.