Coworking, incubators and accelerators… what’s the difference?
From working out of a garage to relocating for an industry-specific accelerator program, startups have more options than ever about where to work and how to build their businesses. Among the most popular are coworking spaces, business incubators and accelerators.
You might think these terms are interchangeable, or that they are simply buildings or workspaces. While they often do offer space, the true purpose of all three is to provide entrepreneurs with services necessary for growth. And although they are all designed around the same mission, key differences separate them.
Officials’ tour of BioBAT location highlights hope for bio-based economic growth
Officials from the city Economic Development Corp., SUNY Downstate Medical Center and IAVI (an organization that develops vaccines and antibodies for HIV, tuberculosis and emerging infectious diseases) were impressed when they toured the BioBAT life science incubator at the Brooklyn Army Terminal on Tuesday, after the announcement of a $50 million capital investment from LifeSci NYC. article here
Westchester Biosciences Accelerator showcases its second cohort
The Westchester County Biosciences Accelerator held its annual Pitch Days this year on June 2 and 3, showcasing its participants virtually.
The event marked the conclusion of the program’s second cohort, which launched in January. The cohort is made up of 12 participants, engaged in the program for a six-month period to develop business plans for diagnostic and therapeutic tools, medical devices and digital health resources. article here
Center for Agricultural Development and Entrepreneurship (CADE)
The Center for Agricultural Development (CADE) and the Dyson School of Cornell University, the Cornell Small Farms Program and faculty from Columbia University announced the launch of a series of roundtable discussions for food system stakeholders to run from August to September 2021 on New York.
State’s agricultural future. The roundtables are set to map efforts underway to develop the State’s food system, build bridges among stakeholders, and identify priorities for framing a long-term vision and plan for New York State, called VISION 2050. more info her