The Koffman Southern Tier Incubator
Soft Landing New York is located at the Koffman Southern Tier Incubator in downtown Binghamton (for incoming foreign startups) and the Huron Campus in Endicott, part of the Greater Binghamton area (for incoming scaled-up companies).
The Koffman Southern Tier Incubator is the only entity in New York State with a Soft Landing Designation from the International Business Innovation Association (InBIA). InBIA is the largest member-based entrepreneurial support network
in the world with over 1,200 members—incubators, accelerators, and other entrepreneurship centers—from over 60 countries.
Companies enrolled in Soft Landing New York get:
- Six months of free co-working membership
- Six months of free mentorships
- Free access to the Incubator’s programming, events and networks
37,000 SqFt Facility
11 Co-Working Areas
5 Meeting Rooms
Binghamton University’s Center for Advanced Microelectronics Manufacturing, BAE Systems (manufacturing drive trains for hybrid busses), Ubiquity Solar Inc., and iM3NY are current tenants of the campus.
The Huron Campus
The Huron Campus contains manufacturing and office space of various categories, including temperature and humidity-controlled buildings and warehouse facilities. The campus has its own central utility plant, high purity water systems, 2MM/gal per day wastewater treatment facility for treatment or recycling, inter-building material transfer/ handling system, loading/unloading docks to handle hundreds of thousands of tons of material annually, and a commercial rail line going in between the campus in combination with automated material handling.
Companies enrolled in Soft Landing New York that take space on the Huron Campus may get:
- Six months of free rent and ACAD layout and facilities development support
- Networking opportunities with other companies, service providers and consultants.
The 130-acres Huron Campus was the birthplace of IBM in 1911 until they moved out of the area in the late 1980s. Nowadays the campus provides ideal opportunities for advanced manufacturing companies to expand to and grow.