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Welcome to BACC
A Hub of Bio-Discovery

We exist to help great minds transform their biomedical business opportunities into viable, thriving ventures.

A Message from the Dean

Welcome to the Biomedical Acceleration and Commercialization Center (BACC) at Albany Medical College. Our institution was founded 175 years ago and we have always been focused on new innovations in biomedical research and education. The BACC is our latest initiative that draws upon the knowledge and experience of a community of people who strive to bring bio-medical innovations to market. Its existence demonstrates we are committed to discovering, developing and accelerating breakthrough …

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StartUp NY

The BACC recently received StartUp NY designation.  This means qualified startups can operate their business at the BACC tax-free for 10 years. Contact us to see if you qualify.



The BACC offers a variety of assets including wet lab space, business and financial guidance along with connections to world class researchers, medical talent, industry leaders and more.  See More …


Selection Process

Join the BACC and become part of an ecosystem designed to help your business succeed. Learn more about our selection process.

To learn about future events at the BACC, please complete the contact form here: Contact Us


Two BACC Academy participants were recently recognized at the Rensselaer Business Model Competition. Vincent Arena who is part of Sanguine Diagnostics won 2nd place and received $5,000. In addition, Nadia Roumanos who is part of Tactile Immersion won the Intellectual Property Award and received $1,000 in legal in-kind services.