NYDesigns is an economic development program of the City University of New York (CUNY) working to catalyze growth for small businesses and entrepreneurs in the design, technology, and maker communities.
Our business incubator welcomes early-stage companies pursuing design-, technology- or maker- oriented business models. We provide partially-subsidized studio space, access to an onsite fabrication workshop, and professional counsel from a core group of respected experts
Our workforce development programs provide skills-based training in emerging sectors such as sustainability and advanced manufacturing for low-income, unemployed or underemployed New Yorkers seeking more equitable opportunities in the NYC economy
Proud to be in Long Island City, Queens
An emerging creative ecosystem of small and established businesses only minutes away by train from Midtown.