Long Island BioTech Assets
Long Island contains effective organizations, some dedicated to BioTech. They facilitate the improvement and growth of our region.
The Long Island Association
The Long Island Association (LIA) is the region’s leading non-profit and non-partisan business organization and amplifies the voice of the business community.
As Long Island’s chamber of commerce, they work to ensure our economic vitality and provide regional leadership to guarantee a bright future for Long Island.
The HIA/LI is a powerful force and economic engine for regional development for more than 30 years. It provides a forum for business leaders to network, problem-solves and obtain advice on critical issues facing their businesses.
They have strong interests in the Long Island Innovation Park at Hauppauge, one of the largest industrial parks in the Northeast, where many of our Long Island Bio firms live.
Center For BioTechnology
We work to catalyze and support the development of bioscience innovations in order to have a positive impact on human health and society. To accomplish such a bold mission, we have developed a comprehensive and multi-faceted strategy, one focused on the whole continuum of advancing a scientific innovation into a business reality.
Manufacturing and Technology Resource Consortium
MTRC is Empire State Development’s Regional Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) center for the Long Island region.
MTRC is designed to assist small to medium-sized manufacturing companies develop business growth and increase competitiveness through training, workforce development, and/or revitalization/renewal of their product lines all while supporting our region’s priority industry cluster: biotechnology.
Ignite Long Island
IgniteLI is our manufacturing partner as the trade association representing manufacturing in all 12 sectors of both Nassau and Suffolk Counties including BioTech. They advocate for Long Island business and serve as the voice for the manufacturing industry.
Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society
The Long Island Chapter of the Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMB-18) serves LI technical and business professionals in the medicine and biology fields. They promote and advance knowledge by providing lectures, seminars and reference material on related topics.
US Commercial Service Long Island
The U.S Commercial Service Long Island is one of over 100 offices around the U.S. of the U.S. Department of Commerce offering trade expertise to assist with exporting. Part of a global network with resources, market information, and international buyer connections.
Our “Bio” industry is so important on Long Island that we have an experienced industry professional to assist our firms: Jamel Hicks, an International Trade Specialist: Jamel.Hicks@trade.gov.