Who We Are

SyracuseCoE is New York State’s Center of Excellence for Environmental and Energy Systems.

SyracuseCoE catalyzes research, development, and demonstrations to accelerate innovations for cleaner energy, healthier buildings, and more resilient communities. Led by Syracuse University, SyracuseCoE engages faculty, students, and industry partners to enable a thriving culture of collaboration for innovative research and product development. SyracuseCoE conducts projects that take ideas from the lab to the market and bring market needs to the lab for solutions. The result: advanced technologies that conserve natural resources and promote healthy buildings and cleaner, greener communities.

SyracuseCoE is one of 11 Centers of Excellence funded by New York State to foster collaboration between the academic research community and the business sector to develop and commercialize new products and technologies. Each center focuses on an emerging high-technology field that is important to the economy of New York State. SyracuseCoE initiatives accelerate entrepreneurship and create jobs in the Central New York region and advance New York State’s reputation for excellence in environmental and energy systems around the world.

The purpose of the SyracuseCoE is to create jobs and wealth in New York State through collaborations in research, development, and education.

The mission of SyracuseCoE is to create innovations in environmental and energy technologies that promote sustainable well-being in built and urban environments. 

The vision of SyracuseCoE is to earn international recognition for development of knowledge and products in environmental and energy systems for built and urban environments.

Major funding provided by:

CenterState Corporation for Economic Opportunity
Empire State Development
Environmental Protection Agency
National Grid
New York Power Authority
SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
Syracuse University