Programs for Entrepreneurs

Urbantech NYC

Urbantech NYC supports software and hardware companies that build smart and sustainable cities.


Urbantech NYC is a comprehensive initiative designed to catalyze innovation and support entrepreneurs who are making cities more livable, sustainable, and resilient. The program includes flexible and affordable workspace, demonstration opportunities, prototyping resources, and more for startups working on innovative tech solutions in sectors such as energy, mobility, waste, food, and the built environment.

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Urbantech NYC provides:

  • Over 100,000 square feet of affordable and flexible coworking and private office space for companies across all stages of the growth cycle
  • Co-located prototyping and testing equipment for rapid on-site product development
  • Tenant support services, such as business skills workshops, mentorship programs, and organized “demo days”
  • Targeted, sector-specific events that will strengthen the cleantech and smart city communities in New York City 
  • Workforce development programs that will train the local workforce and create a talent pipeline for member companies
  • Access to a top-tier network of academic institutions, investors, corporate partners, and city agencies


Hub @ Grand Central Tech 

  • Focus: Growth-stage software companies
  • Location: 335 Madison Ave (Midtown Manhattan)
  • Size: 50,000 square feet
  • Features: A multi-purpose innovation center
  • Partners: Microsoft, Milstein Properties, Cornell Tech

Hub @ New Lab 

  • Focus: Growth-stage hardware companies
  • Location: Building 128 (Brooklyn Navy Yard)
  • Size: 84,000 square feet
  • Features: Prototyping and testing lab for rapid product iteration
  • Partners: ARUP, Autodesk, Carnegie Mellon, and CUNY City Tech

Urban Future Lab

  • Focus: Early-stage cleantech and smart cities companies
  • Location: 15 Metrotech (Downtown Brooklyn)
  • Size: 10,000 square feet
  • Features: ACRE Incubator and PowerBridge Proof-of-Concept Center
  • Partners: NYU Tandon School of Engineering, NYSERDA

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