Local Resources

Take advantage of local resources in New York City’s thriving bioscience and technology development landscape. Browse the resources below and alert us of other relevant resources.

NYC Programs & Initiatives


The New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) is dedicated to the creation of a dynamic, equitable, and sustainable urban economy. NYCEDC utilizes a team of experts to develop, advise, manage, and invest to strengthen businesses and help neighborhoods thrive.

Through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Programs, 11 federal agencies award over $2.6 billion in non-dilutive grants and contracts annually. An initiative of NYCEDC and the City of New York, SBIR Impact NYC is designed to enhance the competitiveness of SBIR/STTR proposals among NYC-based life sciences and healthcare technology companies.

Digital Health Marketplace encourage commercialization of new digital health technologies in New York City by connecting buyers and sellers through curated matchmaking. The program provides assistance to facilitate rapid adoption and competitive commercialization awards.

ELabNYC is a six-month entrepreneurship training and business networking program for scientists and engineers to launch high potential biotech and health tech ventures from NYC research institutions. The program teaches business skills and offers networking opportunities with experts nationwide.


The NYC Life Sciences Fund anchors and accelerates the growth of the city’s ecosystem for venture creation and early-stage research and development, ultimately transforming the landscape of life sciences and advancing cutting-edge innovations for patients in need.

The Health & Bio Technology Summit (HBTS) offers a variety of speakers, panels, fireside chats, and networking receptions for New York’s digital health and biotechnology community. The annual conference focuses on the top investment opportunities in the industry and is designed to attract a wide cross-section of the top innovators in healthcare, both locally and nationally.

Celdara Medical works with academic innovators to advance scientific discoveries and, ultimately, help patients by discovering cures. Through its robust funding options and growing partnerships, Celdara Medical leads the path that transforms science to medicine.

Business Incubators

Harlem Biospace is a biotech incubator offering a wet lab with modern equipment, classes, and events to foster the life sciences community and solve problems in healthcare. The incubator is open to life-science companies and technology companies using biological techniques.

Alexandria LaunchLabs® is New York City’s premier startup platform offering turn-key space for seed-stage life science companies. Located at the Alexandria Center® for Life Science – New York City, Alexandria LaunchLabs was designed to accelerate the growth of seed-stage companies in New York City by providing office/laboratory space, support resources, shared equipment and services, creative amenities, and access to strategic risk capital.