Brooklyn is the perfect home for this high-tech center. The birthplace of so many breakthroughs, from the first bank credit card to the nation’s first roller coaster, Brooklyn is clearly emerging as a major center in New York’s drive to become a world capital of tech.

– Andrew Hamilton, President of NYU


Our work at CUSP will generate new understanding and technologies, and in turn new ventures and new jobs. More broadly, we will share the lessons we learn with the rest of the world to make cities around the planet better places to live and work.

— Dr. Steven E. Koonin, Director of CUSP