Mission and Objectives of the Life Sciences Industry Desk:


•  One-stop interface that can help businesses in specific industry sectors navigate government processes and provide support services, information and other resources 

•  Promote the life sciences industry sector in Westchester County and promote Westchester County as an optimal location for life sciences companies.

•  Forge strong relationships with business leaders and identify needs and challenges

•  Cultivate and manage a network of local stakeholders and other entities that comprise the life sciences ecosystem - including academic institutions, industry organizations, workforce organizations, real estate interests - that can serve as resources for support and technical services, mentorship, workforce needs, real estate and financing

•  In consultation with employers and academic institutions, determine the skills needed for employment opportunities within the life sciences sector locally, and the curriculum/training needed to deepen the talent pipeline and satisfy workforce demands.