Griffiss Institute

GriffissInstitutesmallThe CNY Defense Alliance actively partners with Griffiss Institute on initiatives that support business start-up and growth,  technology commercialization, technology transfer and the STEM Outreach Programs.

The Griffiss Institute (GI) is a nonprofit corporation established by the State of New York. As the Information Directorate’s partnership intermediary, the GI develops mutual beneficial relationships with both large and small companies and universities for the effective transfer of technology both into and out of AFRL. The GI actively assists AFRL scientists and engineers with:


  • Cooperative Research and Development Agreements (CRADAs)
  • Educational Partnership Agreements (EPAs)
  • Tech Transfer
  • Invention Disclosures
  • Patent Applications
  • Licensing Agreements
  • Technical Training and Certification
  • Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM) Outreach Programs