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Buffalo Event Unveils Plans for Advanced Manufacturing Institute

By Rebecca Gurk on Monday, March 31st, 2014


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EWI’s Henry Cialone answers questions about the new advanced manufacturing institute in Buffalo.

More details about the new EWI-run advanced manufacturing institute in Western New York emerged at a conference held at the University at Buffalo on February 27. The event featured leaders from EWI, UB, and the Western New York Regional Economic Development Council elaborated on the institute’s technology focus, the public-private partnership, and the economic benefits to the region.

Speakers included EWI President and CEO Henry Cialone, EWI Chief Technology Officer Chris Conrardy, UB Vice President of Research Alex Cartwright, Co-Chair of the WNY REDC Howard Zemsky, and UB President and Co-Chair of the WNY REDC Satish Tripathi.

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Ron Brown (Technology Leader, EWI), Steve Levesque (EWI Operations Manager), Christina Orsi (Director WNY REDC), Liesl Folks (UB Dean of Engineering)

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UB President and REDC Co-Chair Satish Tripathi and Henry Cialone enjoy the event.

Alex Cartwright, UB VP of Research, describes the benefits of the public-private partnership.

Alex Cartwright, UB VP of Research, describes the benefits of the public-private partnership.

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EWI CTO Chris Conrardy discusses the institute’s technological capabilities.

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Howard Zemsky, Co-Chair of the Regional Economic Council, addresses the media.

 

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