Cornell University

As part of the university's commitment to economic development and outreach, CTL hosts a variety of events to create connections between the Cornell campuses, industry members, entrepreneurs, and investors.

IP & Pizza™
September 17, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Weill Cornell Medical Center, 1300 York Avenue, Room A-106, New York City

Open to: Weill Cornell Medical College faculty, staff, students, alumni and the NYC life sciences community.

ELabNYC is a competitive entry 7.5-month networking and education program for entrepreneurs in New York City's life sciences and healthcare technology community. ELabNYC provides extensive support to graduate students of science, post-docs, researchers and engineers interested in forming new life science ventures with intellectual property.

Launched by the Mayor's Office and New York City Economic Development Corporation, and led by a team of experienced entrepreneurs, the Lab is designed to:

  • Provide practical business concepts to refine business plans that will help make introductions to prospective partners and funders
  • Teach start up business concepts to entrepreneurs, including concepts that are fundamental to the life sciences and healthcare industries
  • Connect participants to the NYC life science entrepreneur eco system
  • Build a local platform for the next generation of life sciences and healthcare technology entrepreneurs in NYC thru an ELab alum program


ELabNYC ( started its third application cycle, with a deadline of November 3, 2014. Program Manager, Mary Howard, introduced the program and joined ELab Alums, who shared their ELab experience.

View Mary Howard's presentation here.
View ELab Alum Vallen Graham's presentation here.

To view photos from the event click here.