Jeff Salens

SBU doesn’t need a LIFT to rework MEP

By GREGORY ZELLER // Ann-Marie Scheidt and Jeffrey Saelens would like to make something clear: Long Island’s Manufacturing Extension Partnership program is under Stony Brook University’s exclusive control. Despite several erroneous media reports that a joint application by SBU and the Long Island Forum for Technology won a five-year MEP award from NYSTAR, Empire State Development’s technology innovation division, only the university is listed on the winning regional MEP competition application – and the university is…