Subcommittee on Contracting and Workforce

August 5, 2013
Field Hearing in New York: Job Creation in Higher Education Communities: How University Research and Development Spurs Small Business Growth
On  Monday, August 5, 2013, The Committee on Small Business Subcommittee on Contracting and Workforce held a field hearing titled, Job Creation in Higher Education Communities: How University Research and Development Spurs Small Business Growth. The hearing was held at Binghamton University, Engineering & Science Building, Room 2008 Innovative Technologies Complex, 85 Murray Hill Road, Vestal, NY 13850. 

The purpose of the hearing was to receive testimony on the symbiotic relationship between Binghamton University and the surrounding community with a focus on research and development and small business job creation.  

Opening Statement:

Chairman Richard Hanna (R-NY)

Witnesses and Testimony:

 

  •  Dr. Bahgat Sammakia, Vice President for Research, Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY
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  •  Mr. Chuck Schwerin, CEO, Sonostics, Inc, Binghamton, NY
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  •  Mr. Rick Pray, President, RPA Electronics, Binghamton, NY
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