RESOURCES Organizations

Investment Organizations

Long Island Angel Network

Incorporated as a New York non-stock not-for-profit corporation, the Long Island Angel Network provides members with exposure to, and access to funding for early stage companies with a Long Island home.

Young Start Up Ventures

YoungStartup’s Venture Summits connect the most innovative, promising venture backed, emerging growth and early stage companies with active Investors, Investment bankers, advisors and corporate professionals.

Mid Atlantic Bio Angels

Mid Atlantic Bio Angels group (MABA), is an angel investor group focused exclusively on new and emerging life science companies. MABA angels meet monthly (except in the summer) in the New York City area, to hear presentations from companies spanning the entire spectrum of life sciences.

Springboard Enterprises

Springboard is a highly-vetted expert network of innovators, investors and influencers who are dedicated to building high-growth technology-oriented companies led by women

Accelerate Long Island

A unique collaboration among Long Island’s world class research institutions and its business community, Accelerate Long Island aims to assist in the commercialization of research and entrepreneurial ecosystem in the region.

Trade Associations

Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO)

BIO is the world’s largest trade association representing biotechnology companies, academic institutions, state biotechnology centers and related organizations across the United States and in more than 30 other nations.


The life science trade association of New York, dedicated to the development and growth of New York State-based bioscience-related industries and institutions, and to strengthening the competitiveness of New York State as a premier global location for biotechnology/biomedical research, education and industry.


MedTech is the hub of the bioscience and medical technology industry in New York State. MedTech is an active association of pharmaceutical, biotech and medical technology companies, their suppliers as well as service providers and research universities.

Business Incubation & Business Services

Business Incubator Association of New York State (BIANYS)

BIANYS aims to expand the resources available to start-up companies and to work with policy-makers on matters affecting the growth and development of incubator-based enterprises; to promote through cooperation and on a broadly integrative basis the educational and entrepreneurial activities of incubators within the state; and to establish a structure and ongoing process to network business incubators, incubating/incubated companies, and other interested parties.

Small Business Development Center (SBDC):

One of twenty-three campus-based regional Small Business Development Centers within New York State, the SBDC at Stony Brook brings together the resources of the University, the private sector and government at all levels to assist entrepreneurs, business and industry in the solution of their problems, leading to increased productivity and profitability.

Strategic Partnerships for Industrial Resurgence:

The Strategic Partnership for Industrial Resurgence (SPIR) was established to help industry in New York State compete more effectively. SPIR fills a critical gap in existing NYS industrial assistance programs by providing technically advanced multidisciplinary assistance on a fast turnaround basis. The intent is to help companies improve their market posture, retain existing employees and create new jobs.