Genesee County, the Perfect Location for Your Business 

- 2.1 million population in less than an hour drive

- Connecting Buffalo and Rochester, the second and third largest cities in New York State,

- Three exits on the NYS I-90 Thruway

- Reach 128 million consumers within a 10 hour drive

- Foreign Trade Zone Opportunities *NEW

- Over 57 colleges and universities with 300,000 students enrolled

- Top region for patents issued per worker

- Close to three international airports 

- Multiple shovel-ready parks that are industry specific

- Hydropower and other low cost electric solutions

- Progressive incentives

- Workforce development programs

GCEDC Incentive & RLF Applications 

Quick Link- Local Labor Policy


 Welcome to Genesee County- 1366 Technologies


1366 Technologies recently announced plans to build a state-of-the-art, commercial solar wafer manufacturing facility in Genesee County New York, strategically located between Buffalo and Rochester, that will eventually scale to 3 GW, house 400 Direct Wafer™ furnaces, and produce more than 600 million high-performance silicon wafers per year – enough to power 360,000 American homes. 1366 Technologies will become the anchor tenant at the high-tech Science and Technology Advanced Manufacturing Park (STAMP) where the company will eventually create more than 1,000 new, full-time jobs in New York’s Western New York/ Finger Lakes Region. 


October 7, 2015 Frank van Mierlo, CEO of 1366 Technologies joined New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo in Batavia to announce that 1366 Technologies will build a new solar wafer manufacturing plant at the WNY STAMP Campus.

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WNY STAMP Website Link

Visit the WNY STAMP Website





START-UP Genesee

Technology-Based Start-Ups Event



Are you ready to learn about all of the incentives and funding that your business can access?  This program is for you.  Even if you are not a technology start-up, you are invited to attend and meet our experts and other local business members from our community. 

Free to Attend


Tuesday November 22, 2016

5pm - 7pm

The Innovation Zone

99 MedTech Dr. , Batavia NY (across from GCC)

RSVP to Rachael Tabelski: 585-343-4866 or email



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