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Life Sciences Industry

Life Sciences Industry

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New York City is well-positioned for success in the Life Science and Healthcare industries, providing world-renowned research, talent, and resources that no other city can offer.

  • Scientific Talent: The New York metropolitan area has the largest bioscience workforce in the country, according to a Battelle study.
  • Research: $1.5 billion in NIH awards—New York City is ranked #2 in the United States.
  • City of Science: The city has the world’s largest concentration of academic institutions with nine major academic medical centers including Columbia University, Weill Cornell Medical College, NYU, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and The Rockefeller University.
  • Life Science Resources: New 50K square foot incubator

Information on this initiative and more is provided below.

View New York City's programs to support Life Sciences and Healthcare businesses.