Urban Innovation & Sustainability

Urban Innovation & Sustainability

Urbantech NYC

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To help New York City's entrepreneurship ecosystem grow, NYCEDC is launching a new model of support for fast-growing companies that are solving our most pressing urban challenges.

Urban Innovation & Sustainability

Lower Manhattan Smart Neighborhood Pilot

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The Lower Manhattan Smart Neighborhood pilot will create an integrated, scalable sensor network to support the measurement and analysis of neighborhood conditions, social behavior, and sustainability metrics

Urban Innovation & Sustainability

Smart Grid at the Brooklyn Army Terminal

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In partnership with Con Edison, NYCEDC developed a smart grid demonstration project at the Brooklyn Army Terminal (BAT) in Sunset Park.

Urban Innovation & Sustainability

NYC Solar Partnership

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As a member of the NYC Solar Partnership with Sustainable CUNY and the Mayor's Office of Sustainability, NYCEDC has helped solar energy in New York City grow by over 800% in the past five years, making solar a competitive renewable energy source. 

Business Recovery & Resiliency /  Competition /  Urban Innovation & Sustainability

RISE : NYC

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RISE : NYC is a global competition to identify and deploy new and innovative technologies to prepare New York City small businesses for the impacts of future storms, sea level rise, and other effects of climate change.

Urban Innovation & Sustainability

Solar Thermal Pilot Program

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The Solar Thermal Pilot Program provided financial assistance to City-based building owners for installing solar hot water systems, offering grants of 30% of installation costs up to $50,000 per solar thermal system.

Financial Services /  Life Sciences /  Media & Emerging Tech /  Urban Innovation & Sustainability

NYC Venture Fellows

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NYC Venture Fellows is a highly selective, year-long fellowship program designed to help the next generation of global entrepreneurs “make it” in New York City.