Home to top pharmaceutical companies and the most prestigious centers of basic science - not to mention the largest healthcare system in the country - NYC is uniquely positioned to lead in the life sciences. Here are all the ways we are nurturing the sector right here in the five boroughs.
The first public session of the SBIR IMPACT program will be conducted by nationally recognized SBIR/STTR expert and SBIR Impact program director, Lisa Kurek on Monday, February 2 at Columbia University. Learn more about the free session here.
Deputy Mayor for Economic Development Robert K. Steel and New York City Economic Development Corporation President Kyle Kimball today announced two major initiatives to help New York City grow into a preeminent capital for life sciences innovation in the world.
Launched with anchor participation from NYCEDC, Celgene, GE Ventures, and Eli Lilly, the City of New York Early-Stage Life Sciences Funding Initiative seeks to launch 15 to 20 breakthrough ventures by 2020.
This year, NYCEDC launched Bio & Health Tech Entrepreneurship Lab NYC (ELabNYC), a training and mentorship program for aspiring entrepreneurs in New York City’s life sciences and healthcare community. Read more about ELabNYC Pitch Day and members of its inaugural class.