There are more than 1,500 manufacturers in the Greater Rochester. While these manufacturers are focused on the high-tech sector, the region also is known for its strength in the food and beverage manufacturing. If you’re looking to manufacture a product for your business, consider these resources:

NextCorps Hardware Scaleup 

NextCorps Hardware Scaleup helps entrepreneurs develop a comprehensive roadmap for scaling their clean energy prototype product into a design that’s easy to manufacture and mass produce in New York State. It also provides the support and resources to speed time to market, and reduce risks, waste and costs along the way.

New York Manufacturing Extension Partnership

NextCorps is one of 10 designated “Regional Technology Development Centers” and part of the New York Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP). The mission of MEP nationally – and of NextCorps Growth Services here in the Finger Lakes Region – is to support the growth of small to mid-sized manufacturing companies.

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ABOUT ROCSTARTS is an informational resource for entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship in the Rochester and Finger Lakes region.




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