Friday, March 18, 2011

18 Universities Want to Set Up Research Center in NYC

Yesterday the city said that it had received 18 expressions of interest from universities and corporations which want establish a research center for applied science and engineering on a city-owned site.

According to the NY Times, officials have identified several possible sites. One of them is a complex at the Brooklyn Navy Yard. Other possibilities include Roosevelt Island and spaces on Governors Island and Staten Island.

The list of institutions that responded includes the Abo Akademi University in Finland and the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, as well as schools in Israel, England, India and Switzerland. One joint submission came from New York University, Carnegie Mellon University, the City University of New York, the University of Toronto and I.B.M.

For more, see the NY Times.

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