Metro Inventory


The New York City Metro Region is a leader in intellectual assets.

Research and Medical Centers

There are 9 major academic research institutions, 26 additional research institutions and medical centers and 58 hospitals.

NIH Funding

NYC was the 2nd largest recipient of NIH funding from 1999 through 2008.

Science Award Recipients

The NYC Metro Region has the second largest concentration of Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigators. Local institutions have produced more National Medal of Science recipients than any metro area in the country.


Medical Schools in NY train approximately 11% of the nation’s medical students and 15% of its residents

Worldwide HQ for Pharma

60% of the nation’s pharmaceutical industry is located in the immediate vicinity of New York City.

AMDeC Bioscience Network

Provides a guide to biomedical research at leading New York academic institutions.

New York City has unparalleled intellectual resources to support bioscience activities.

The Scientist“We believe there is no better place for the biosciences to grow and flourish.”

— NYC leading academic deans & presidents