Inaugural companies have moved in and started work.
A new biotech incubator concept, right in Manhattan
With a beautiful wet lab outfitted with modern biotech equipment, combined with exciting classes and events, we are creating a community to turn ideas into inventions that solve real health problems
Who We Are
- Harlem Biospace (Hb) is a new biotech incubator, the first of its kind in New York City, to offer affordable shared wet-lab space for competitively-selected entrants
- Situated at the heart of three academic campuses (Columbia University, City College of New York, and future Columbia Manhattanville campus), with easy access to to other major universities and the vibrancy of New York City via the A, B, C, D and 1 trains, eight bus lines, and only three blocks from the Hudson River bike trail and West Side Highway
- Located in the old Factory District of Harlem, an exciting new development attracting technology companies and start-ups, Hb will be housed in the Sweets Building, a former laboratory for confectionery research located at 423 West 127th Street
- Walking distance to the world-famous Red Rooster, the legendary Apollo Theater, Michelin-recommended Jin Ramen, Maison Harlem, multiple Starbucks, and many high-quality independent restaurants and coffee shops (click on map for details)
What we offer
Rent is $995 per desk per month. 6-month commitment only. No equity asked.
Space – One ergonomic work desk, one shared wet-lab bench (two desks share one bench), all utilities, wifi, and printing
Mentorship – One-on-one guidance with leading mentors, investors, and practitioners
Events & Classes – Learn about the business of biotech and launching a small business
Equipment – Turnkey access to cell-culture hood, incubators (5 and 10 percent carbon dioxide), benchtop centrifuge, autoclave, chemical fume hood, microscopy, freezers, and fridge space, all at no added cost
Community – Unlimited 24/7 access to a physical space and community of like-minded biotech entrepreneurs to share ideas and experiences