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Cornell proposes NYC campus with Technion

American, Israeli academic institutions join forces in proposal to open full-scale tech campus in 2012

Associated Press
Published: 10.25.11, 14:07 / Israel Culture

Cornell University is joining with the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in a proposal to build a New York City tech campus.

 

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More than two dozen bidders, including Stanford University and Columbia University, are competing for the chance to create a city campus for high-tech study.

 

Mayor Michael Bloomberg has offered land at Roosevelt Island, Governors Island, or the Brooklyn Navy Yard for the project.

 

Cornell and Technion propose opening a full-scale city campus in 2012, initially in either leased space or at existing Cornell facilities.

  

The NYC Tech Campus eventually would grow to more than 2 million square feet (200,000 square meters) on Roosevelt Island.

 

Bidders must submit their proposals by October 28. The winning bid could be announced before the end of the year.

 

 

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