ELabNYC is a prestigious six-month training and coaching program for aspiring entrepreneurs in the city’s life sciences and healthcare technology community.
Each year, we seek 20 talented individuals and teams passionate about the world of entrepreneurship and commercializing important innovations for patients. Applications are due in November, with the six-month program launching in January of every year with sessions held in mid-town Manhattan.
The first in a series of Eds & Meds NYC 2020 initiatives, the ELabNYC provides extensive support to early-career researchers and engineers, post-docs, and graduate students of science interested in forming new biotech and health tech ventures. Launched in partnership with the Bloomberg Administration, and led by a team of experienced entrepreneurs, the Lab is designed to:
Participants should live or work in New York City, and have a background or education in science or technology (i.e. earned undergraduate or graduate degree in science or engineering within the past ten years). Co-applicants are welcome and encouraged. In addition, each participant or participating team must have a technology or innovation and be committed to starting a new venture. Technology innovations may fall in the areas of therapeutics, medical devices, diagnostics, bioinformatics, research tools, or healthcare IT.
In our review of your application, personal statement, proposed entrepreneurial concept and potential interview, we will be looking for evidence of the following:
|November 3||Application Deadline|
|December 1 week||Final Interviews|
|December 15||Participant Orientation|
|January 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23||Mini MBA|
|February 5||First Roundtable|
|February 2 - March 20||Coaching|
|March 19||Second Roundtable|
|April 2||Pitch Day|
|April 29||Third Roundtable|
|May 21||Fourth Roundtable|
|June 15||Program De-Brief|