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More than a collective of clinical care, medical education, and research institutions, the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus is an integral part of a rising, diverse neighborhood. Bordered by the historic Allentown, the Fruit Belt, and downtown Buffalo, the BNMC has cultivated a sense of community that spans across its 120-acre campus.

Here, dynamic life sciences research and cutting-edge health care goes hand in hand with walkable streets and integrated facilities, all linked by convenient transportation options that make it easy to get around.

A diverse workforce culled from more than nine major institutions and more than 50 public and private companies works to deliver today’s care and discover tomorrow’s cures – with a shared sense of purpose.

Who is the BNMC?

Member institutions and the community working in collaboration to advance a shared vision.

Buffalo Hearing & Speech Center
Buffalo Medical Group
Center for Hospice and Palliative Care
Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute
Kaleida Health
Olmsted Center for Sight
Ross Eye Institute
Roswell Park Cancer Institute
University at Buffalo
Unyts
Fruit Belt Neighborhood
Allentown Neighborhood
City of Buffalo
County of Erie

BNMC at a Glance

  • 6.5 million square feet of existing clinical, research, and support space today.
  • More than two million square feet currently or soon-to-be under construction, equaling an investment of $750 million in private and public funding.
  • 12,000 people working on the Medical Campus today, a number that will rise to nearly 17,000 by 2017.
  • More than one million patients and visitors annually.
  • The discoveries and advancements taking place at BNMC institutions are creating global change.

About the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, Inc.

The Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, Inc. (BNMC, Inc.) is the umbrella organization created in 2001 by the institutions located within the Medical Campus. Our not-for-profit organization fosters conversation and collaboration among our member institutions, their 12,000 employees,  and the community; coordinates activities related to sustainable planning, development and enhancement of our 120-acre space; and works to create a distinct, innovative environment that provides opportunities for entrepreneurship and active and healthy living. The BNMC, Inc. is led by a dynamic team dedicated to creating innovative, sustainable environments.

BNMC, Inc. Funders

Funders include (partial list):

Buffalo Renaissance Foundation
Community Foundation of Greater Buffalo
FB Heron Foundation
First Niagara
Independent Health
John R. Oishei Foundation
National Grid
New York State
NYSERDA
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Transit Administration
U.S. Small Business Administration
Wendt Foundation

Awards and Recognitions for BNMC Initiatives

Chairman’s Award for Innovation, National Grid – energizeBNMC Team (2013)

Outstanding Research/Science Park Award, Association of University Research Parks (September 2012)

Innovative Design Award, Global Workspace Association - Thomas R. Beecher, Jr. Innovation Center (September 2012)

Outstanding Planning Award for Comprehensive Planning, Western New York Section of the American Planning Association – Four Neighborhoods, One Community (June 2012)

Americas Award, Alliance to Save Energy and the Southeast Energy Efficiency Alliance – BNMC Five-year Energy Innovation and Economic Development Plan (March 2012)

Meritorious  Service Award, New York State Commercial Association of Realtors (NYSCAR) WNY Chapter – Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus team of Patrick J. Whalen and Matthew K. Enstice (January 2012)

Program of the Year Award, Northeastern Economic Developers Association – Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus Economic Development Achievements Amongst Northeastern States (October 2007)