This is an exciting time for life science entrepreneurs in New York. Our goal is to bring accessible and affordable acceleration programming to NYC, harnessing the rich academic experience in the area to enable technological breakthroughs. The KiiLN virtual incubator provides a hand-picked one-stop shop for New York City-based biotech entrepreneurs to find:

  • Start-up resources
  • Government funding/incentives/training programs
  • Private funding
  • Management consultants
  • Meetups
  • Technology transfer offices in NYC academic institutions
  • STEM outreach/ community initiatives
  • Manhattan biotech incubators
  • Training/partnering/funding for life scientist-entrepreneurs

Upcoming conferences/events/application deadlines: 

MedTech Innovator 2019 applications are open. Get yours in by Feb 1 2019 through our partner link to be in the running for $500K!

If you would like us to feature your event here, do shoot us an email at

Start-up Resources:

  • NewYorkBIO (New York Biotechnology Association): Network with other New York area biotechs and/or participate in their Fellows Program for Life Science Entrepreneurs.
  • Life Sciences Summit: Annual meeting of early-stage life science companies with experts in business development and investment.
  • Health & Bio Technology Summit: Presented by the New York Academic Consortium showcasing NYC emerging technologies.
  • Xconomy: Stay current on trends and upcoming events for bioscience entrepreneurs.
  • CONNECT: Inspires us to develop a culture of collaborative support for life science entrepreneurs in the Big Apple.
  • NYC Bio: Bringing NYC’s life science community together for education and networking
  • LifesciNYC: Excellent source of information on resources for NYC life science entrepreneurs.

Government Funding/Incentives/Training Programs:

  • SBA (U. S. Small Business Administration)
  1. SBA Virtual ConferenceJanuary 18, 2017. Stay tuned for next date!
  • SBIR/STTR NIH grants (Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer at the National Institutes of Health): potential applicants can apply for training.
  1. SBIR Impact NYC (Bio and health tech NYC): see schedule for training workshop dates and program deadlines
  2. SBIR/STTR Webinar Series
  3. Niche Assessment Program for NIH SBIR/STTR Phase I Awardees

Private Funding:

How Start-up Funding Works: Infographic

>> Crowdfunding/Equity Crowdfunding:

>> Angel Investors:

>> Venture Capital:

See also: National Venture Capital Association.

>> Non-profit/Foundation:

Management Consultants:


Technology transfer offices in NYC academic institutions:

STEM outreach/community initiatives:

Manhattan Biotech Incubators:

Training/partnering/funding for life scientist-entrepreneurs:

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