Buffalo Medical Innovation & Commercialization Hub

Conventus building, home of the Buffalo Medical Innovation & Commercialization Hub.

About the Hub

There are two anchor tenants at the Hub, located in the new Conventus Building: Albany Molecular Research Inc. (AMRI) and Athenex.  AMRI conducts research in early-stage drug discovery and will create 250 jobs in Buffalo.  Athenex (formerly Kinex) is a specialty oncology pharmaceutical company founded in Buffalo in 2003 that has established its North American headquarters at the Conventus Building.

Health and Life Sciences: From Research to Commercialization

The Buffalo Medical Innovation and Commercialization Hub is a new center for innovation that will build upon Western New York’s leadership in health and life sciences research. The Hub, located on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, will increase the commercialization of innovations developed from the shared pharmaceutical research and development facility.