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Meet the Makers: Vertical Urban Factory

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In the fifth and final episode of our Meet the Makers podcast series, Miquela Craytor, director of NYCEDC's Industrial Desk, sits down with Nina Rappaport, Director of Publications at Yale School of Architecture, to discuss the future of the multi-storied factory.

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Meet the Makers: Staten Island MakerSpace

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DB Lampman and Scott Van Campen, co-founders of Staten Island MakerSpace, are featured in the fourth episode of Meet the Makers, NYCEDC’s newest podcast series that shares the stories of the next generation of manufacturers who live and work right here in NYC.

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Meet the Makers: Manufacture NY

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In the December episode of our Meet the Makers podcast series, Miquela Craytor, the director of the Industrial Desk, sits down with Bob Bland, the founder of Manufacture NY, a fashion design and production incubator for independent designers.

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Meet the Makers: Episode 2

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In the November episode of our Meet the Makers podcast series, Miquela Craytor, the director of the Industrial Desk, sits down with David Lee, the co-founder of KD New York, an apparel and dancewear company based in the Bronx. The company received a $50,000 grant through our Industrial Growth Initiative and was recently chosen as one of the 100 Fastest Growing Inner City Companies by Initiative for a Competitive Inner City.

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3D Hubs Moves to NYC

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3D Hubs, a Spring 2014 World to NYC delegate, raised $4.5 million in Series A funding last month to advance their mission and bring local 3D printing systems to the world. They also opened a New York office at the New Lab Space in the Brooklyn Navy Yard.

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National Manufacturing Day

 |  NYCEDC
Today is National Manufacturing Day! To celebrate, NYCEDC is excited to announce the launch of “Meet the Makers,”our newest podcast series. Each month, we will share stories of the next generation of manufacturers who live and work right here in New York City. Listen to this sneak preview of the first episode that will be released later in October.

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Making It Here Tour Recap: Edison Price Lighting Factory

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On July 16th, Edison Lighting hosted a tour at its factory in Long Island City. The tour was organized and presented by Vertical Urban Factory curator and project director Nina Rappaport, as part of Open House New York and NYCEDC's Making it Here series.

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Spotlight on 2014 NYC Next Idea Winner: Senvol

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In April, we announced Senvol as the winner of our fifth annual NYC Next Idea Global New Venture Competition. The Philadelphia-based group is at the forefront of 3D printing and was selected from over 240 teams from 51 countries—the most diverse pool of applicants to date for NYC Next Idea!

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Making It Here: An Exploration of Manufacturing in New York City

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Making It Here is a yearlong series of programs organized in partnership with Open House New York (OHNY) that explores manufacturing in the city today. Find out where you can find cutting edge manufacturing technologies being developed right here in NYC.

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Announcing The Industrial Newsletter

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This monthly newsletter will highlight programs and incentives available for start-ups and large, established business. Sign up today.