A partnership between New York City and local universities will connect building owners and technology companies to drive clean technology innovation and commercialization.
To promote economic growth in New York City's clean technology and real estate sectors, the City will partner with Columbia University, the Polytechnic Institute of New York University, and City University of New York to create the New York City Urban Technology Innovation Center (NYC UTIC).
NYC UTIC has three main objectives:
Among the expected members of NYC UTIC, the three main groups are building owners, technology companies and other related industry stakeholders, such as utilities, financial institutions, contractors, design firms, and non-profits. Although actual engagement will vary based on an organization's membership level, participation is expected to include the following: