INVEST Facilities

INVEST, the premier center for innovation and entrepreneurship in New York’s Capital Region and Tech Valley, is comprised of three components – John Paine Lab Facility, Esteves CIE, and ISES.

John Paine Lab Facility

  • Incubator Chemistry Labs – John Paine Building
  • 8,801 sq. ft. of combined wet-chemistry lab and office space.
  • Facilitates student, staff and faculty exchange for internships and projects.
  • Cornerstone and core of the overall project.

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Esteves Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

  • Third floor of Hart Hall
  • Utilized for a range of business ventures from additional support for the wet-chemistry lab facility to IT, non-tech businesses and micro-enterprises having standard office needs. 
    • Entrepreneur in Residence        
    • Student Entrepreneur Society
    • INVEST Wall of Fame

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ISES – Laboratories for Interdisciplinary Studies and Emerging Sciences

  • Academic research arm of the INVEST lab facility.
  • Operated by the department of chemistry and biochemistry.
  • Designed around the principle that physical science forms the foundation for the study of all natural phenomena.
  • ISES will encourage basic interdisciplinary research in emerging sciences and technologies.
  • Proximity to the incubator labs facilitates interactions between RSC students and faculty with incubator employees.

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