You First Services, Inc. received the 2018 Bright Buffalo Niagara Industry Partner Award, presented at the recent Bright Buffalo Niagara Entrepreneur Expo held in Buffalo, New York. This award recognizes entities that have outstanding relationships with the University at Buffalo. Since 2009, Bright Buffalo Niagara has celebrated, recognized, and engaged with innovators in the Buffalo region.

This year’s award, announced by Alan Belicha, Ph.D., Director of Business Development & Industry Engagement, stated: “We recognize entities that have an outstanding relationship with our university. Over many years, we have been collaborating with You First Services, Inc. in several ways that demonstrate the many links between our institutions. It is exactly this type of partnership that we value most and that we look to continue nurturing into the future. Whether as a licensee of UB’s intellectual property, conducting clinical trials with our experts, or by participating in other economic development programs, working with our You First Services colleagues has been efficient and effective.”

Dr. Satish Sharma, MD, FACS, Chairman and CEO, expressed his gratitude for selecting You First Services, Inc. for this prestigious award. “We are truly humbled and honored to receive this. I would like to thank all at the University at Buffalo who have wholeheartedly and generously supported the efforts of You First Services. Once again, I am grateful for the opportunity and would like to assure you that You First Services Group of Companies will continue to work towards achieving excellence, building a strong industry/academic relationship, and continuing to create numerous job opportunities in the region.”