Life Sciences

Why NYC?

New York City is well-positioned for success in the Life Science industry, providing world-renowned research, talent, and resources that no other city can offer.

  • Scientific Talent: The New York metropolitan area has the largest bioscience workforce in the country, according to a Battelle study
  • Research: $1.4 billion in NIH awards—New York City is ranked #2 in the nation
  • City of Science: The city has the world’s largest concentration of academic institutions with nine major academic medical centers including Columbia University, Weill Cornell Medical College, NYU, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and The Rockefeller University
  • Existing Life Science Cluster: Over 120 life science companies 

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  • Eli Lilly and Company

    NYCEDC’s efforts help lead Eli Lilly to sign a long-term lease to occupy more than 90,000 square feet for a new oncology research headquarters for its subsidiary ImClone Systems.

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