The Northeast Advanced Technological Education Center (NEATEC) is an ATE Regional Center funded by the National Science Foundation NEATEC fulfills the needs of the nanotechnology and semiconductor manufacturing industries in New York State and Western New England by supporting the education and training of technicians. Led by SUNY Polytechnic Institute, the Center represents a collaborative partnership that includes manufacturers, community colleges, regional high schools, Fort Drum military installation, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and refugee centers.