The Center of Excellence helps New York food, beverage and ag tech entrepreneurs access, locate, and secure the government incentives and private investment they need to grow.

A few of the many services we offer: 

  • Make connections to incubation, kitchen and manufacturing resources clients need to develop and scale their products
  • Link clients with local, state and federal funding agencies and economic developers
  • Provide comprehensive grant review and letters of support for food and ag projects
  • Introduce companies to venture capital firms, angel investors or other sources of capital
  • Connect clients to Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant writing services and provide strategies for strengthening applications
  • Mentor and evaluate pitch decks for Grow-NY finalists