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Bio & Health Tech Entrepreneurship Lab NYC

 |  NYCEDC

We are excited to launch the Bio & Health Tech Entrepreneurship Lab NYC, a prestigious 6-month training and mentorship program for aspiring entrepreneurs in New York City’s life sciences and healthcare technology community. The first in our series of Eds & Meds NYC 2020 initiatives, the Lab 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:<...

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Bioscience

2012 BioAccelerate NYC Prize Winners

 |  NYCEDC

BioAccelerate 2012

Four New York City scientists have been awarded a total of $1 million in research funding to develop biomedical devices and products as winners of the third annual BioAccelerate NYC competition. The Partnership for New York City (PFNYC) announced that each scientist will receive $250,000 to assist in the development of their products right here in NYC through the most risky stage for inventions when funding becomes sparse.

This year’s winners:

  • Dr. Ramunaj Dasgupta, NYU School of Medicine, is developing a new treatment that could reduce the...
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Bioscience, Biotech

Alexandria Center for Life Science - NYC

 |  NYCEDC

Alexandria Lobby

Take a look inside the first tower of the Alexandria Center for Life Science - NYC, a state-of-the-art research and development campus that serves as the flagship location for future bioscience expansion in New York City. View the slideshow for photos.

The first tower is a 310,000-square-foot, 15-floor structure, which serves as the anchor for a three building, 1.1 million square-foot life science campus on Manhattan’s East Side. The first tower includes a winter...

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NYCEDC Holds Eds & Meds CEO Workshop on Proposed Industry Initiatives, October 19th

 |  CET

Session Summary by Chelsea Rao, Julie Chan, Lenzie Harcum, & Kristy Sundjaja
Center for Economic Transformation

New York City’s bioscience enterprises, academic medical centers, non-profit research institutions and healthcare technology companies—also known as “Eds & Meds”—represent a significant asset base from which to develop a broader bioscience cluster. On October 19th, we held the latest in our series of NYC workshops with senior leaders from the life sciences and healthcare sector as part of our Bio (Eds & Meds) NYC 2020 study. Building on a series of interviews, roundtables and workshops http://nycedc.tumblr.com/post/6828817299/nyc-bioscience-eds-meds...

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