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Bloomberg: Thanks to them, city’s goal of becoming the global leader in technological innovation is now within sight.
A partnership between Cornell University and the Technion won a first-time competition to launch an applied sciences graduate school on Roosevelt Island off Manhattan, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Monday.
Bloomberg joined Cornell President David Skorton and Technion President Peretz Lavie at Cornell’s Weill Cornell Medical College Monday to announce the new applied sciences campus, to be called the NYCTech Campus.
“Thanks to this outstanding partnership and groundbreaking proposal from Cornell and the Technion, New York City’s goal of becoming the global leader in technological innovation is now within sight,” said Bloomberg. “By adding a new state-of-the-art institution to our landscape, we will educate tomorrow’s entrepreneurs and create the jobs of the future. This partnership has so much promise because we share the same goal: to make New York City home to the world’s most talented workforce.”…