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LifeSci NYC is a $1B+ initiative to create 40,000 new jobs and establish New York City as the global leader in life sciences.

Led by New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and its Life Sciences and Healthcare team, the City’s investment in life sciences will create, produce, and deliver dozens of new cures and treatments, generating thousands of new jobs for New Yorkers—making our city healthier and fairer.

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Makings of an Innovation Hub

New York City has all the makings of a global hub for the life sciences industry, including:

  • A deep and diverse talent pool
  • World-renowned academic medical research institutions
  • A robust venture capital and startup ecosystem
  • Abundant commercial lab space
  • The nation’s largest healthcare network

The NYC life sciences community is launching dynamic new startups and leading scientific breakthroughs that are improving health outcomes and enhancing quality of life. These enterprises are developing new technologies; researching new therapeutic approaches; creating new tools and medicines; and developing innovative multi-sector solutions in sustainability, agriculture, materials, and more.

LifeSci NYC Interns

LifeSci NYC Internship Program

Preparing a diverse range of NYC students for careers in life sciences.

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