Columbia University

Technology Ventures

Harlem Biospace Presents: Government Support for Life Sciences in NYC

November 21, 2017
Speaker: 
Carlo Yuvienco, Man-Li Kuo Lin
Davis Auditorium
Columbia University
530 W 120th St.
New York, NY 10027
06:00pm
Background:
Join us to hear about various programs and initiatives at (1) NYC Economic Development Corporation and (2) US Small Business Administration for boosting the biotech/life sciences sector in New York City!
 
Event Programming:
6:00PM Doors open
6:10-6:20 Introductions
6:20-7:15 Speaker presentations followed by Q&A
7:15-8:00 Networking reception with free food and drinks
 
Speaker 1:
Carlo Yuvienco - Senior Project Manager at NYCEDC
Dr. Carlo Yuvienco is a Senior Project Manager at the New York City Economic Development Corporation, the City's official economic development body, charged with using the City's assets to drive growth, create jobs, and improve quality of life. He is specifically dedicated to the strategy efforts behind LifeSci NYC, the City's $500M initiative to support the growth of the life sciences sector in the five boroughs. He also oversees an existing portfolio of infrastructure and entrepreneurial training programs on behalf of the City, including NYC Entrepreneurship Lab, SBIR Impact NYC, Harlem Biospace, and the Early Stage Life Sciences Fund. Before his time at NYCEDC, Dr. Yuvienco developed blood filtration technologies for Pall Corporation Life Sciences. He holds a B.E. in Chemical Engineering from the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science & Art and a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from NYU.
 
Speaker 2:
Man-Li Kuo Lin - Economic Development Specialist at SBA
Ms. Man-Li Kuo Lin is Economic Development Specialist at the U.S. Small Business Administration New York District Office (SBA NYDO) marketing team in delivery small business resources to develop and grow businesses in 14 counties throughout New York City, Long Island and the downstate counties of Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, Ulster and Westchester. She is also the International Trade Officer, Emerging Leaders CEO Training Project Manager, and PRIME Grantee Liaison of NYDO. Prior to her arrival at SBA New York District Office, Lin was a 14-year Employment Services Representative and Business Services Representative for the New York State Department of Labor, Employment Services Division.
 
Submit your questions for the speakers here!
 
Directions to the event:
We recommend you enter from campus: From the campus entrance, walk in along College Walk, head north up the steps, go around Low Library and to the back of Uris Hall (the Business School).