New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today announced a partnership with the Department of Nutrition and Food Studies at New York University’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development (NYU Steinhardt) to provide nutrition programming at the new Essex Market. The partnership, set to begin in conjunction with the opening of the new Essex Market at 88 Essex Street, will feature monthly demonstrations and guided discussions focused on nutrition and sustainable food, cooking workshops, and a food film club.
New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and Quentis Therapeutics (Quentis), a New York City based biotechnology company whose first program develops immunotherapy to treat cancer, today announced the completion of the first LifeSci NYC Expansion Space Fund transaction. NYCEDC’s $1 million commitment will help Quentis expand its headquarters by outfitting 10,000 square feet of dedicated wet-lab and office space in West Harlem. The agreement marks the launch of the City’s $10 million fund dedicated to helping growing biotech companies that need assistance fitting out space to advance their science.
New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), Fulton Stall Market (FSM) and the Howard Hughes Corporation (HHC) today announced the first annual ‘Deck the Stalls’ holiday market to be held in the Seaport District on Water St. between Fulton and Beekman Streets. The market will be open every Sunday in December before Christmas and will include a rotating lineup of guest vendors from the City’s Essex Street Market in the Lower East Side, La Marqueta in Harlem, and Moore Street Market in Brooklyn, as well as vendors that participate in the traditional Sunday farmers market at FSM.
New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today announced it will partner for the second time with CoinDesk Inc. to host Blockchain Week New York City, which will run next year from May 10 through May 17. After a successful inaugural conference, the highly-anticipated Blockchain Week NYC is expected to draw thousands from the global blockchain industry as New York City continues to grow as a major market for blockchain jobs and innovation.