Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins and Senate Majority Conference Leader John Sampson with the New York Medical College (NYMC) announced an award of $3.25 million to NYMC for a Hudson Valley Biotechnology Center for Disaster Medicine and Emerging Infections. Funding was secured through the New York State Senate Gen*NY*sis program to upgrade and modernize an existing building to accommodate this biotechnology facility.
The New York State Senate GEN*NY*SIS program provides funding to public, not-for-profit and private academic research institutions to establish New York as a leader in high-tech and biotechnology-related research, as well as develop new employment opportunities across the State. The NYMC facility will create high-paying quality jobs, attract business opportunities for biotechnology medical enterprises in Westchester County and will create recruitment opportunities for a talented pool of health professionals.
“I am pleased to continue working with Senate Majority Conference Leader John Sampson to find ways to grow our economy,” said Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins. “Establishing a new Biotechnology Center will generate high-quality competitive jobs in Westchester County, and develop economic opportunities in innovative industries, strengthening the future of our local economy….
Mid-Hudson News (May 7, 2010)
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