Entrepreneurship Lab Applications Open
In collaboration with Design Technologies, we are excited to announce the second year of Entrepreneurship Lab NYC, a prestigious training and mentorship program for new life sciences and healthcare technology ventures in the City.
Each year, ELabNYC recruits 20 talented individuals and teams passionate about the world of entrepreneurship and commercializing their innovations. It is a prestigious 6-month training and coaching program to support graduate students of science, post-docs, early-career researchers and engineers...Read More
Upcoming Harlem Biospace Information Sessions & Application Deadline - 8/19
Harlem Biospace (Hb) is a new biotech incubator, the first of its kind in New York City, to offer affordable shared wet lab space, mentorship, and business support for early-stage life science companies. To learn more about Harlem Biospace, the application process, and to meet the founders, please attend one of the upcoming information sessions listed below.
The application deadline to be a tenant of the space is Monday, August 19th. To request an application, please visit www.harlembiospace.com.
Innovate Health Tech Competition Showcases NYC’s Healthcare Visionaries
By Chelsea Rao, Assistant Director; Julie Chan, Senior Project Manager; Andrew O’Shaughnessy, Project Manager
Innovate Health Tech NYC is a competition designed to promote innovation within New York City’s health technology sector, and last week NYCEDC announced the winners at WeWork Lounge. Innovate Health Tech NYC recognizes early-stage health technology companies and entrepreneurs tackling pressing issues affecting human health. The 10 finalists met to pitch their pre-commercial, prototype stage technologies to a panel of expert judges and 150 members of the healthcare and tech...Read More
Public Voting for the Innovate Health Tech NYC Challenge Ends June 13th
By Julie Chan, Senior Project Manager
Vote for your favorite Innovate Health Tech NYC Challenge submission and help determine the Popular Choice Award, in which one of the lucky finalists will get to present their technology at our upcoming Demo Day on July 10th! Spread the word through your social networks and help a NYC health tech startup move forward to compete for $50,000 in prizes. Browse the http://delivery.customeriomail.com/wf/click?upn=JgRYqacpoar2FEBJ5hMsfXMu......Read More
NYCEDC Announces Partnership to Create Harlem Biospace
NYCEDC today announced a partnership that will lead to the creation of Harlem Biospace, a new life sciences incubator which will provide affordable wet lab and microbench facilities, specialized laboratory equipment, mentorship, and business support to early-stage life sciences companies. Designed to help create a thriving biotech community for turning revolutionary ideas into products that will solve important health problems, the initiative will provide up to 20 startup biotech companies with the tools and resources they need to grow in New York City.
NYCEDC is launching this initiative in partnership with...Read More
Entrepreneurship Lab: 2013 Inaugural Pitch Day
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. The Lab was designed to serve graduate students of science, post-docs, and early-career researchers interested in forming new biotech and health tech ventures. With the support of NYCEDC partner Design Technologies, 18 new ventures were selected from a highly competitive pool of 80 applicants to participate in our inaugural class.
On May 16, 2013, the ELabNYC community held its...Read More
PILOT Health Tech NYC Matches Health Tech Startups with NYC Healthcare Service Organizations
By Julie Chan, Senior Project Manager and Chelsea Rao, Assistant Vice President, Center for Economic Transformation
PILOT Health Tech NYC, a new initiative that provides funding of up to $100,000 each to innovative proposals to pilot new health technologies in New York City healthcare services organizations, recently held two exciting...Read More
Entrepreneurship Lab: Life Sciences & Healthcare Mentorship Program Launches With First Class of New Ventures
NYCEDC is pleased to announce the 2013 inaugural class of the Bio & Health Tech Entrepreneurship Lab, a training and mentorship program for new life sciences and healthcare ventures based in NYC.
Led by expert instructors Mary Howard and Eric Vieira of Design Technologies, the mini-MBA course offers participants fundamental training on venture formation, technology commercialization, and business model design in the life sciences and healthcare fields. We are excited to have several renowned leaders joining us as guest speakers in this course, including:
NYCEDC and Health 2.0 Launch Innovate Health Tech NYC
NYCEDC and Health 2.0 today launched Innovate Health Tech NYC, a new program designed to grow healthcare technology innovation and entrepreneurship in New York City. The Innovate Health Tech NYC competition will provide a total of $50,000 in awards to New York City-based healthcare technology innovators to encourage the development of commercially viable technologies that solve urgent healthcare problems.
The challenge is open to software and hardware developers and other innovators to submit their technological solutions, such as wireless health monitoring devices, mobile applications,...Read More
NYCEDC and Health 2.0 Launch Pilot Health Tech NYC
PILOT Health Tech NYC is a new program designed to dramatically increase innovation and collaboration within New York City’s health technology sector. The program will partner early-stage companies in health technology with key New York City healthcare service organizations—including hospitals, physician clinics, pharmaceutical companies, and nursing associations—in order to pilot and advance new technologies.
The program will provide funding of up to $100,000 each to 10 innovative pilot projects...Read More