New York State and City Agencies

The New York State Department of Health is comprised of a number of offices that provide funding for research that will address healthcare issues affecting New Yorkers.

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NYSTEM was created for the purpose of administering grants for basic, applied, translational or other research and development activities, and facilitates the acquisition and development of specialized equipment, that will advance scientific discoveries in fields related to stem cell biology.

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ESD is New York’s chief economic development agency. The mission of ESD is to promote a vigorous and growing economy, encourage the creation of new job and economic opportunities, increase revenues to the State and its municipalities and achieve stable and diversified local economies. Through the use of loans, grants, tax credits and other forms of financial assistance, ESD strives to enhance private business investment and growth to spur job creation and support prosperous communities across New York State.

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Through collaborations with industry, academia and governmental and non-governmental organizations, NYSERDA seeks to develop a diversified energy supply portfolio, improve market mechanisms, and facilitate the introduction and adoption of advanced technologies that will help New Yorkers plan for and respond to uncertainties in the energy markets.

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Town+Gown is a systemic action research program that facilitates partnerships between academics and New York City Agencies. Columbia University is one of 15 academic institutions that has signed onto the Consortium Contract allowing Columbia researchers to respond to mini-RFPs issued by city agencies requiring academic research services. When mini-RFPs are issued, the Office of Research Initiatives will distribute information to the research community.