Biotech and Biomed
- State University of New York Downstate Medical Center Biotechnology Incubator – This incubator sponsored by the State University of New York (SUNY) Downstate Medical Center offers wet or dry lab and office space to startups and early-stage biotech companies.
- The Alexandria Center for Life Science - NYC – With over 1 million square feet of commercial laboratory space on a 3.5-acre City-owned site, the Alexandria Center for Life Science - NYC will be the home to pharmaceutical, bioscience, technology, and medical device firms.
- BioBAT at Brooklyn Army Terminal (BAT) – The leading location for companies seeking to lease commercial, light industrial, or back office space in New York City. Located within BAT's Building A is BioBAT which will ultimately provide 500,000 square feet of commercial biotech space.
- Audobon Center – The Audobon Center is New York City’s first university-related research park, supplying the structure and organization to facilitate developments in biotechnology that will ensure improved health care, while contributing to economic growth through the creation of private sector research collaborations and the generation of new biomedically related business.
- Genspace –Genspace is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting citizen science and access to biotechnology.
- KiilLN –KiiLN grew out of the need for dedicated space and facilities to encourage life science entrepreneurs in the New York area. KiiLN came together as participants in the first Q.E.D. Project, an educational initiative of the Center for Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (C-TIE) at Mount Sinai. The KiiLN team brings together scientific and medical training as well as international experience to the project.
Tech and Media
- Dumbo Incubator – The DUMBO Incubator, located at 20 Jay Street accommodates technology entrepreneurs in the downtown Brooklyn neighborhood and across New York City.
- General Assembly – In the heart of the Flatiron District, at Broadway and 20th Street, is General Assembly—a co-working space for design and technology entrepreneurs. Complete with classrooms, break-out spaces, library, top-notch media facility, a kitchen and more. General Assembly will offer regular educational programming open to the public as well as access to affordable workspace.
- Hive at 55 – The Hive at 55 offers media professionals co-working affordable workspace, a variety of office amenities, and a community of like-minded professionals eager to collaborate and share resources.
- Varick Street Incubator – Provides space to startup companies starting at $200 per person per month for six months with an option to renew. The space comes with basic business services (e.g. telephones, fax machines, copiers, shared conference rooms and shared kitchen areas) and networking and mentorship services.
- Alpha One Labs –Alpha One Labs is a hackerspace located in Brooklyn providing a fun, tool-rich space for users of all ages and interests to work together.
- 3rd Ward –Located in Brooklyn is 3rd Ward, a design space. 3rd Ward includes 2 media rooms, an art room, breakout room, jewelry studio, metal shop, textile studio, wood shop, and event space. 3rd Ward offers various design classes, crash courses, intensives, memberships, providing space to educate and create.
- NYC Resistor –NYC Resistor is a hacker collective with a shared space located in downtown Brooklyn.
- Zahn Center –The Zahn Center for Entrepreneurship is a startup incubator for technology enabled companies, with a focus on hardware startups, that is, those that are developing physical products. The resources of the center are focused on helping these startups address the unique challenges associated to prototype development, product design and manufacturing.
- Fubar Labs – Fubar Labs is a place to learn, share ideas, and tackle projects and New Jersey’s first Hackerspace.
- Entrepreneur Space – Entrepreneur Space is a City-sponsored business incubator in Queens to help food-related and general business start-ups across New York City.
- CFDA Fashion Incubator – In partnership with the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) and Newmark Holdings, NYCEDC launched the CFDA Fashion Incubator to support the next generation of great designers in New York City.
- HBK Incubates – The Incubator will help people with small, artisanal, and ethnic food businesses make the transition from working in their home kitchens to using fully-equipped, professional facilities. Along with on-the-job training, there are classes in professional baking, food safety, and business skills.
- Collab – Collab is a combination think tank and fabrication laboratory, providing members with the tools to work on their ideas, and an open source platform, if they choose, for expanding and exchanging those ideas with other members and the populace.
- NYDesigns –NYDesigns helps emerging and established design firms flourish with vibrant studio space, proven business and sustainability training, hands-on business counseling, a green materials library, and a cutting-edge prototype lab, all under one roof.
- Office Business Association Center of NY – OBCANY has initially committed over 250 desks for use by NYCEDC-referred entrepreneurs at its upscale locations throughout the New York metropolitan area. In addition to offering well-appointed, fully-serviced private offices, each center has set aside special low-cost alternatives that includes
Contests and Challenges and Application-Based Courses
Pre-Seed Workshop - Highly-skilled professionals are pre-assigned to work with academic researchers that have patented inventions. The talent on each team is "balanced" to simulate a real start-up company. During the workshop, the teams are led through a series of structured hands-on sessions where they investigate and transform potentially commercializable technologies into pre-seed stage companies. Teams leave the workshop with a thin commercialization plan for a new start-up. [URL]
Company Teams Program - Our Company Teams Program provides the opportunity for entrepreneurs and top NYC graduate students to collaborate on improving a company’s chances for success in venture funding. Each InSITE is assigned five dedicated Fellows who meet with the Company and work together to refine and evaluate business ideas.
InSITE - InSITE provides a fellowship program that provides students with entrepreneurial and venture capital training, experience and networking opportunities that help them pursue careers in venture investing and entrepreneurship. It also assists early stage entrepreneurs in refining and presenting their business plans.
ChallengePost - Find Challenges
HackSummerStage App Challenge – 100+ performers, 17 parks, all 5 boroughs, 280,000+ fans, and now, an app! SummerStage is challenging software developers to create the 2013 festival app.
- Submissions end May 08, 2013 at 5:00pm EDT
Innovate Health Tech NYC – NYC is challenging local health tech innovators to develop commercially viable technologies to solve urgent health care problems.
- Submissions end May 02, 2013 at 5:00pm EDT
2013 DEBUT (Design by Biomedical Undergraduate Teams) Challenge – The National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering is challenging biomedical engineering student teams to design innovative solutions to unmet health and clinical problems.
- Submissions end June 06, 2013 at 11:00pm EDT
Corporate Mentoring Challenge (CMC) – Addresses America’s dropout crisis by encouraging and promoting corporate support of mentoring health both locally and nationally. The recognition challenges private corporations to create or expand an existing mentoring initiative within their companies to encourage employee participation in mentoring programs for youth in communities across the country.
- Submissions end June 23, 2013 at 5:00pm EDT
Connecting Kids to Coverage Challenge – The Department of Health and Human Services is challenging the public to help enroll uninsured children in Medicaid or CHIP coverage.
- Over two years to sign up and monthly winners!
- HackSummerStage App Challenge – 100+ performers, 17 parks, all 5 boroughs, 280,000+ fans, and now, an app! SummerStage is challenging software developers to create the 2013 festival app.
- Brooklyn Law Incubator & Policy Clinic - The BLIP Clinic functions as a modern, technology-oriented law firm. The students are well-versed across the spectrum of skills needed to represent emerging tech, Internet, communications, and new media companies. Furthermore, BLIP clinicians are at the forefront of tech-related policy issues and advocate on behalf of causes and businesses in various legislative, regulatory, and judicial arenas.
- Samuelson-Glushko Intellectual Property and Information Law Clinic - The clinic provides legal services to people and organizations with limited resources and strives to solve legal problems that face our world today. Fordham University
- Volunteer Lawyers of the Arts (VLA) - The VLA Legal Services Department offers counseling and assistance to the entire arts community as well as pro bono legal representation to low-income artists and nonprofit arts and cultural organizations.
- Rutgers Intellectual Property Law Clinic - The clinic provides intellectual property and entertainment law advice and assistance for non-profit entities, artists, inventors, start-up for-profit businesses and microenterprises, and charter schools. The clinic’s work includes intellectual property audits and licensing; copyright, trademark, trade secret and patent assistance. Rutgers University
- NYU Technology Law and Policy Clinic - The clinic focuses on the representation of individuals, nonprofits, and consumer groups engaged with questions from a public interest point-of-view addressing free speech, privacy, public domain, and fair use issues. NYU