Ithaca, NY - The Cornell Center for Materials Research (CCMR) Industrial Partnerships Program is designed to help New York State’s businesses access world-class capabilities; solve technical challenges; and develop and improve their products, with the ultimate goals of revenue growth and job creation.

Chip Scan will participate in use of Shared Experimental Facilities in collaboration with Dr. Jonathan Shu, Director of CCMR.  The company is developing scanning electron microscopy methods to detect malicious circuits hidden in microelectronic devices that may pose security risks.  
Since the inception of JumpStart, 106 companies have benefited from this program. The program is also supported by Empire State Development’s Division of Science, Technology and Innovation (NYSTAR). Small to mid-sized New York State manufacturing and research and development businesses from the following industry sectors are eligible: materials, chemistry, energy, pharmaceuticals, food and textile.

About the Cornell Center for Materials Research (CCMR)
The Cornell Center for Materials Research is a National Science Foundation and New York State funded interdisciplinary research center at Cornell University whose mission is to advance, explore, and exploit the forefront of the science and engineering of advanced materials. The CCMR pursues this objective through fundamental, experimental and theoretical studies. Three other complementary functions complete the CCMR’s mission: educational outreach to teachers and students; industrial outreach and knowledge transfer; and the operation of shared instrumentation in support of materials research both on and off campus.

About Empire State Development’s Division of Science, Technology and Innovation
Empire State Development’s Division of Science, Technology and Innovation (NYSTAR) supports collaborative industry/academic partnerships to foster integrated approaches for developing and commercializing innovative technologies. NYSTAR serves as a resource for small and startup technology companies. 

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