With extraordinary partners come amazing possibilities.

CUSP draws its research strength from an extraordinary consortium — leading institutions of higher learning, leaders in the tech industry, and leaders in public service — that individually rank among the most prominent in their sectors, but together form an unsurpassed whole.


  • IBM
  • Microsoft
  • Xerox
  • Cisco
  • Consolidated Edison
  • Lutron
  • National Grid
  • Siemens
  • AECOM, Arup, IDEO
  • Lockheed Martin


  • Department of Buildings (DOB)
  • Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS)
  • Department of City Planning (DCP)
  • Department of Design and Construction (DDC)
  • Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)
  • Department of Finance (DOF)
  • Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications (DOITT)
  • Department of Parks & Recreation (DPR)
  • Department of Transportation (DOT)
  • Fire Department City of New York (FDNY)
  • Mayor’s Office for Operations
  • Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA)
  • New York City Economic Development Corporation (EDC)
  • New York City Police Department (NYPD)
  • Office of Long-Term Planning and Sustainability (OLTPS)
  • The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey