BioBAT tenants can benefit from New York City and State’s commitment to life science research, and BioBAT’s connections to world-class academic and medical institutions.
Mentoring and Coaching for NYC Startups
The field of life science and tech startups is competitive. However, innovators do not have to go it alone. These and other local support organizations give emerging firms the tools they need to find funding and expand.
The Next Milestone
An entrepreneurship program at the Downstate Biotechnology Incubator providing business and science support to accelerate development of biotech companies. The program offers customized mentorship and a series of events including business and science seminars, workshops, and networking sessions.
Entrepreneurship Lab NYC (ELabNYC) is an annual entrepreneurship program for life science startups. Startup founders receive training and coaching in areas such as structuring, financing, pitching and securing venture funding. Participants have the opportunity to attend ELab’s networking events, connecting them with key industry leaders. Learn more here.
Life science trade association NewYorkBIO offers a range of programs, events, and membership benefits for emerging companies. Its Reverse Pitch program coaches entrepreneurs on how to communicate with biopharma companies, and its Fellows Program for Biotech Entrepreneurs gives early-stage companies free access to NewYorkBIO’s full membership benefits, including discounted prices on supplies and event tickets. Learn More Here.
Financial and Academic Support
BioBAT is a STARTUP NY city and state tax-free zone, giving its tenants the opportunity to operate free of state and city taxes for a period of up to 10 years. Click here to learn more about STARTUP NY and the other state and city incentives available to BioBAT tenants.
SUNY Downstate Medical Center
BioBAT offers its tenants access to the resources of SUNY Downstate Medical Center, including:
Affordable vivarium for animal testing
Students and clinical staff
Specialized research facilities
Medical and scientific library
Personnel and subjects for clinical trials
Entrepreneurship program: “The Next Milestone”