The Global Society for Contamination Control is a non-profit peer-to-peer global learning community for contamination control professionals. In a market characterized by an abundance of self-promoting, for-profit resources, only GSFCC provides an independent voice through continuously updated, expanded, and useful content. GSFCC enables industry professionals to learn from each other, leading to greater personal career success and industry advancement. GSFCC’s exclusive Wiki Resource Library is open to anyone who needs industry papers and even those who wish to contribute as well.



Located at the SUNY Poly, in Albany, NY, CNSE is a global education, research, development, and technology deployment resource dedicated to preparing the next generation of scientists and researchers in nanotechnology.

More than 4,000 scientists, researchers, engineers, students, faculty and staff currently work at SUNY Poly's Albany NanoTech Complex, from companies including Valutek, IBM, Intel, GlobalFoundries, Samsung, TSMC and Toshiba.


Valutek East Coast Office Located at the CNSE:

251 Fuller Road - L221

Albany, New York 12203




Founded in 1953, Institute of Environmental Sciences and Technology is a multidisciplinary, international society whose members are internationally recognized for their contributions to the environmental sciences in the areas of contamination control in electronics manufacturing and pharmaceutical processes; design, test, and evaluation of commercial and military equipment, and product reliability issues associated with commercial and military systems.

The IEST is the foremost organization addressing issues connected with contamination control. IEST is an ANSI-accredited standards-developing organization; Secretariat of ISO/TC 209 Cleanrooms and associated controlled environments; Administrator of the ANSI-accredited US TAG to ISO/TC 209; and a founding member of the ANSI-accredited US TAG to ISO/TC 229 Nanotechnologies.




MEMS & Sensors Industry Group is the trade association advancing MEMS and sensors across global markets. More than 180 companies integrates the group, from designers, materials & equipment suppliers, to device producers and foundries.




Global 450 Consortium - G450C

The G450C is focused on building the 450mm wafer and equipment development environment. The consortium, comprises 5 member companies (Intel, TSMC, GLOBALFOUNDRIES, IBM, Samsung) and New York State partnering with the SUNY's College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering