This week, the Department of City Planning (DCP) Director Dan Garodnick and New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) President and CEO Andrew Kimball, together with regional leaders, today released a report showing that the NYC Metro is leading the country on jobs and funding in the life sciences industry. The report compares the NYC Metro region to other metro areas and shows the full scale and strength of the region’s life sciences ecosystem.
NYC Metro Now Tops All Other Regions in U.S. for Life Sciences Jobs and Funding
Beating out San Francisco and Boston, new report shows
New York City Metro Area has the Most Life Sciences Employment Opportunities in the Country
“The size, scale and strategic importance of the Greater NYC Metro life science industry has long been overlooked. This report sets the record straight,” said Nancy J Kelley, Founding Member at NYC Builds BIO+ and President & CEO, Nancy J Kelley + Associates. “NYC Builds BIO+, NYCEDC and the Department of City Planning were amongst the first to promote this message through collaborative programming. The NYC Builds BIO+ 2021 Life Science Symposium showcased the Tri-State public and private investments driving the exponential growth that we see today. This is just the beginning.”
The report compares the NYC Metro region to other metro areas across the country, to understand the full scale and strength of the region’s life sciences ecosystem, demonstrating the region leads the nation in multiple metrics including jobs, talent, and NIH funding. The region is a life sciences powerhouse with more than a dozen connected innovation hubs stretching from New Haven to Princeton, and Long Island to the Lower Hudson Valley—all with New York City at its core.
NYC Builds BIO+ and Nancy J Kelley have been taking an in-depth look at these innovation hubs in a series of webinars that commenced in January, 2022 and will continue to September 2022. The series can be found here.