An Ecosystem of Innovation

As the only building in New York City designed and built to leverage the resources of a leading research university, the Tata Innovation Center is an ecosystem that provides tech companies with a direct pipeline to Cornell University talent. Opportunities abound to ideate with our students and faculty — as do creative spaces where R&D and innovation teams can commercialize new products and technologies.
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TCS & Cornell Tech Inaugurate the Tata Innovation Center

Hear from Former Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Cornell University President Martha Pollack about why the Tata Center broke new ground in 2017.

Research at Cornell Tech

From fully-equipped robotics and fabrication labs to initiatives advancing AI or shaping global policy on privacy, the Cornell Tech labs and initiatives at the Tata Center prove what’s possible when world-renowned researchers can experiment freely.
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BigCo Studio: Innovating in Large Companies

Learn about the Studio program for Cornell Tech master’s students, housed in the Tata Innovation Center.

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Award-Winning Architecture

Designed by world-renowned Weiss/Manfredi Architecture, the Tata Innovation Center features an iconic central Tech Gallery with multi-level lounges and collaboration spaces. The building’s flexible space is designed to adapt as education models evolve. And the accessible rooftop, sheltered by a photovoltaic canopy, provides a gathering point for the building’s tenants and the Cornell Tech community.


The Tata Innovation Center is built to LEED Silver sustainability standards and serves as an iconic symbol of Cornell’s commitment to conserving natural resources.

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