You have a product that could potentially help thousands of people or businesses. All the right elements are in place: talented team, rock-solid business plan, funding. Now you are at the point where you are ready to ramp up production.

Whatever your current stage is, you know that the path to success always has some unforeseen challenges, and being prepared is crucial.  That's why we have created Build4ScaleTM NY, a comprehensive set of training, 1-on-1 guidance, funding opportunities to help companies like yours succeed.

WHO IS Build4Scale NY FOR?

The Build4Scale™ training equips hardware innovators across all sectors, (cleantech, medical, agricultire, biomedical, industrial, consumer, defense, etc.) with the information they need in order to create manufacturing-ready product designs, avoid common mistakes that lead to costly rework, and effectively partner with contract manufacturers.

Startups / Early Stage Manufacturers

Let Build4Scale NY help optimize product design using “Design for X” and “Lean Design” principles, remove complexity from your product and process, anticipate and deal with risks before they become costly problems.


Small to Medium Sized Manufacturers

Build4Scale NY can guide you on the path to taking your proven product to the next level and scale up for production. Use lean process techniques, while paying attention to quality, packaging and distribution.



From the launch of FuzeHub's Build-4-Scale NY program in 2018, we've achieved the following statistics.

130 Participating Companies

Hardware innovators & manufacturers trained


$60,000 In Project Funding

Direct and matched funds for Build4Scale projects


Over $175,000 In Contracts

With US-based supply chain manufacturing companies


FuzeHub is a not-for-profit organization that connects New York’s small and mid-sized manufacturing companies to the resources, programs and expertise they need for technology commercialization, innovation and business growth. We help companies navigate New York’s robust network of industry experts at Manufacturing Extension Partners (MEP) centers, universities, economic development organizations and other providers. FuzeHub is the statewide New York MEP center, supported by Empire State Development’s Division of Science, Technology & Innovation (NYSTAR).