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As 2020, a year unlike any other, comes to a close there’s one thing that stayed the same -- Long Island’s kindness. Let...
12/30/2020
A look back on 2020's LI Acts of Kindness

As 2020, a year unlike any other, comes to a close there’s one thing that stayed the same -- Long Island’s kindness. Let’s take a look back at all the acts of kindness that could be felt throughout the region. https://nwsdy.li/3rBkrW6 Newsday

A local halal group purchased 5,000 pounds of rice for communities in need. Latina mothers showed up at a Wyandanch COVID-19 testing site to help those who needed Spanish translations of important med

Attention small business owners! There are only a few days left to enter into National Grid’s Commercial Kitchen Equipme...
12/29/2020
Commercial Kitchen Equipment Sweepstakes | National Grid | New York Natural Gas & Electricity – National Grid

Attention small business owners! There are only a few days left to enter into National Grid’s Commercial Kitchen Equipment Sweepstakes. Sign up for your chance to be one of 100 winners to receive $5,000 toward energy efficient, gas-powered commercial kitchen equipment. Deadline to submit is December 31 so make sure you apply today! https://bit.ly/38NiFIC

Please complete this form to enter the sweepstakes for a chance to win $5,000 toward energy-efficient, gas-powered commercial kitchen equipment. But hurry, we must receive your entry by 5:00 p.m. ET December 31, 2020.

12/29/2020
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The pause button had to be hit on several things when the pandemic began but experts are optimistic that projects and some aspects of life will get back on track in 2021. Technology is set to be one such sector, with remote healthcare optimization being among the chief technological changes we can expect to see in the new year. To read the full article, click here: https://bit.ly/34UrdMP @InnovateLI

To all those who celebrate, the Suffolk IDA wishes you and your loved ones a happy and healthy Christmas! May the joy an...
12/25/2020

To all those who celebrate, the Suffolk IDA wishes you and your loved ones a happy and healthy Christmas! May the joy and cheer that today brings be present for you all.

From the Suffolk IDA, merry Christmas Eve to everyone who observes the holiday. This time of year, is a chance to reflec...
12/24/2020

From the Suffolk IDA, merry Christmas Eve to everyone who observes the holiday. This time of year, is a chance to reflect on all that we have to be grateful for. Even though Christmas looks a little different this year we wish you good tidings and good health as we celebrate in a safe, socially distant manner!

Governor Cuomo recently announced the launch of the New York Forward Small Business Lease Assistance Partnership. The pr...
12/23/2020
Governor Cuomo Announces Launch of New York Forward Small Business Lease Assistance Partnership

Governor Cuomo recently announced the launch of the New York Forward Small Business Lease Assistance Partnership. The program will provide small businesses and their landlords with informational resources and pro bono assistance. Over the next year, these services will be available to all New York State small businesses and landlords and have the capacity to serve thousands of small businesses statewide. To read the full article, click here: https://bit.ly/2LYKFBx

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced the launch of the New York Forward Small Business Lease Assistance Partnership.

With the holidays fast approaching, make sure to shop local for any last-minute gifts you need! Local businesses need su...
12/22/2020

With the holidays fast approaching, make sure to shop local for any last-minute gifts you need! Local businesses need support from the community now more than ever. A great way to spread holiday cheer is to shop safe and shop local by using the Downtown Deals Travel Pass to find unique stores and deals that help local businesses! https://bit.ly/34y0UvS

The IDA recently approved assistance for Piping Rock Health Products, LLC, a health and wellness manufacturing company t...
12/21/2020
Vitamin maker gets preliminary OK on tax breaks for new factory

The IDA recently approved assistance for Piping Rock Health Products, LLC, a health and wellness manufacturing company that was formed in 2011. Piping Rock operates out of 11 facilities in Suffolk County. The addition of a new location will add to the already impressive pharmaceutical industry that exists in Suffolk. To read the full article, click here//nwsdy.li/34yLIi0

A fast-growing vitamin manufacturer wants to open its 12th facility in Suffolk County and create 110 jobs over the next two years, officials said Thursday. PipingRock Health Products LLC, which is bas

The FDA has recently approved the second COVID-19 vaccine. Moderna’s vaccine received the green light last Thursday for ...
12/18/2020
FDA advisers recommend 2nd coronavirus vaccine as California becomes U.S. epicenter

The FDA has recently approved the second COVID-19 vaccine. Moderna’s vaccine received the green light last Thursday for distribution across the U.S. This comes just in time as positive cases continue to surge nationally. To read the full article, click here: https://wapo.st/37vA09A

Macron is the latest world leader to test positive for the virus and it comes shortly after meetings with several E.U. other E.U. heads of state.

New York State, along with many other states, has adopted what has been dubbed the “COVID Cold Chain,” a logistical blue...
12/17/2020
Cold facts, with Dr. Fauci: Virus surging, but NYS ready - Innovate Long Island

New York State, along with many other states, has adopted what has been dubbed the “COVID Cold Chain,” a logistical blueprint of a temperature-controlled, time-sensitive national distribution network for both Moderna’s and Pfizer’s vaccines. Both pharmaceutical corporations will begin the distribution process this month. To read up on how these temperature-sensitive vaccines will make it from point A to Point B, click here: https://bit.ly/2K0QQUU

By GREGORY ZELLER // They’re thinking outside the box at different points along the COVID-19 vaccine distribution lines, and that includes New York State – where the thinking is decidedly inside the box, actually, and “America’s doctor” approves. Behold, the COVID Cold Chain, the logistica...

Hauppauge-based manufacturer, Chembio Diagnostics Inc. won an impressive $12.7 million grant from the U.S. Department of...
12/16/2020
Hauppauge firm wins $12.7M contract to develop COVID test

Hauppauge-based manufacturer, Chembio Diagnostics Inc. won an impressive $12.7 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Biomedical Advanced Research & Development Authority. The grant will be utilized for the development of a COVID/influenza antigen test. To read the full article, click here: https://nwsdy.li/3nmobIC

A Hauppauge manufacturer has won a federal contract to develop an antigen test for COVID-19 and influenza after losing federal permission to sell a COVID antibody test in June. Chembio Diagnostics Inc

The next four-week, 90-minute virtual Pandemic Shift Workshop installment is set to begin today. The highly successful w...
12/14/2020

The next four-week, 90-minute virtual Pandemic Shift Workshop installment is set to begin today. The highly successful webinar series is primed to welcome between 200 to 300 local businesses to discuss how to continue to move forward during these uncertain and ever-changing times. The Pandemic Shift Workshop is part of a larger program, Suffolk Forward, that was launched in May designed to support small businesses during this time. To register, visit: https://bit.ly/37jW7QT

Looking to expand your business and take it to the next level? Meet with an experienced member of the Suffolk IDA team t...
12/12/2020
Meet With Us - Suffolk County IDA

Looking to expand your business and take it to the next level? Meet with an experienced member of the Suffolk IDA team today to find out why moving your business to Suffolk County is the best option for you. To schedule an appointment today, click here: https://bit.ly/33C8Ex6

Fill out the form to set up a meeting with a member of our professional economic development team. One of us will reach out shortly to set it up.

Today marks the commencement of Hanukkah 2020. The Suffolk IDA wishes all those who observe the 8-day long event a healt...
12/10/2020

Today marks the commencement of Hanukkah 2020. The Suffolk IDA wishes all those who observe the 8-day long event a healthy and safe start to the festivities!

New York State has set sail on the $6.7 million relief program called the CARES Act Marine Fisheries Relief Program. The...
12/09/2020
Innovation in the Age of Coronavirus - Innovate Long Island

New York State has set sail on the $6.7 million relief program called the CARES Act Marine Fisheries Relief Program. The relief package is designed to address the impacts of COVID-19 on the billion-dollar commercial marine fishing, recreational for-hire fishing and seafood businesses that generate 350,000 full-time jobs around the state. To read the full article, click here: https://bit.ly/3eXPFAs

The evolving COVID-19 pandemic is reshaping the world around us, and myriad Long Island forces – large and small, corporate and nonprofit, industrial and academic – have risen to the challenge. Innovate Long Island presents Innovation in the Age of Coronavirus as a running journal of this region...

Join Long Island Advancement of Small Business on Wednesday, December 9 at 8 AM for their Annual Holiday Event. The annu...
12/08/2020

Join Long Island Advancement of Small Business on Wednesday, December 9 at 8 AM for their Annual Holiday Event. The annual event is virtual this year, but will still have the same amazing networking, entertainment and presentation opportunities. Don’t miss out on a chance to create valuable connections with other Long Island’s businesses. To register, click here: https://bit.ly/36Us29G

Join the Hauppauge Industrial Association on Thursday, December 10 at 11 AM for their annual Those Who Make A Difference...
12/08/2020

Join the Hauppauge Industrial Association on Thursday, December 10 at 11 AM for their annual Those Who Make A Difference Celebration. This year’s honorees include Island Harvest President and CEO, Randi Shubin Dresner and Walkers Shortbread President and CEO, Mark Kleinman. This year’s recipient of the Scott Martella Young Executive Award The Kulka Group CEO Devin Kulka. To RSVP for this event, click here: https://bit.ly/3lNcHMA

As positive COVID cases continue to increase nationally, it is up to each of us to do our part in mitigating the spread ...
12/04/2020

As positive COVID cases continue to increase nationally, it is up to each of us to do our part in mitigating the spread of the virus. Wearing your mask and adhering to suggested health and safety guidelines are simple ways we can be kind to ourselves and those around us.

Join the Long Island Association on December 10 for their virtual “Speed Networking” event. The virtual event will help ...
12/03/2020
LIA Speed Networking Event

Join the Long Island Association on December 10 for their virtual “Speed Networking” event. The virtual event will help you make new business connections, grow your network, and identify new business opportunities. To register for this event, click here: https://bit.ly/36kyRRK

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic increased infection rates in our region, the LIA’s office will be closed again at least until January 4, 2021. Our team will be working remotely and thus remains available to assist your business with any issue or question you may have. If you have any questions or ne...

Join Innovate LI today at 10 AM for the second session of their free Back to Basics workshop series. The session will fe...
12/02/2020
Welcome! You are invited to join a meeting: Back to Basics Session 2: Client Satisfaction. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the meeting.

Join Innovate LI today at 10 AM for the second session of their free Back to Basics workshop series. The session will feature Joe Campolo of Campolo, Middleton & McCormick and Moving Forward Seminars Founder and CEO Donna Sirianni as they discuss important differences between customer service and customer satisfaction. To register for this insightful event, click here: https://bit.ly/33vJMGy

“Customer service” has long been a business buzzword, but does your company pay it little more than lip service? You may have been able to “get away” with providing a lackluster customer service experience pre-COVID, but in today’s battered economy, delivering a wonderful client experience...

The Suffolk IDA has approved a transaction for Rechler Equity Partners for a “last mile” warehouse in Westhampton Beach ...
12/01/2020
Amazon warehouse wins $2.3M in tax aid from Suffolk IDA

The Suffolk IDA has approved a transaction for Rechler Equity Partners for a “last mile” warehouse in Westhampton Beach for Amazon. The warehouse, once complete, will create approximately 50 full time jobs with 100-200 additional jobs created for Amazon’s network of logistical partners. The nearly 90,000 square-foot warehouse will be the fourth building in Rechler’s Hampton Business District. To read the full article, click here: https://nwsdy.li/2KUqRib

The developer of a planned Amazon warehouse at Gabreski Airport in Westhampton Beach won $2.3 million tax breaks on Thursday. The Suffolk County Industrial Development Agency board gave final approval

Since its inception in 2005, Cyber Monday has grown exponentially. What began as a small sale with a handful of retailer...
11/30/2020

Since its inception in 2005, Cyber Monday has grown exponentially. What began as a small sale with a handful of retailers turned into more than $2 billion in sales in 2019 and is projected to be even bigger this year. For small businesses that have shifted to eCommerce to continue through the pandemic, shopping online at local shops is a great way to show support for the community!

Each year, on Black Friday, local businesses post some of their most impressive single day numbers. With the pandemic st...
11/27/2020

Each year, on Black Friday, local businesses post some of their most impressive single day numbers. With the pandemic still affecting the economy, shopping closer to home is more important than ever. Show support for your community by shopping safe and shopping local.

From the Suffolk IDA, we wish everyone a happy and healthy Thanksgiving! May we take today to reflect on all that we hav...
11/26/2020

From the Suffolk IDA, we wish everyone a happy and healthy Thanksgiving! May we take today to reflect on all that we have to be grateful for and enjoy these moments filled with love, family, and hope

Dynamic Infrastructure, a smart software platform that analyzes the efficacy of bridge and tunnel structures, has succes...
11/25/2020
Ambitious startup closes the gaps for Suffolk bridges - Innovate Long Island

Dynamic Infrastructure, a smart software platform that analyzes the efficacy of bridge and tunnel structures, has successfully completed a tryout of its technology in Suffolk County. The startup is now turning its unique AI attention to 74 other bridges spanning gaps across the region. The proprietary technology is currently being deployed countywide, with dozens of inspections slated to be completed by the second quarter of 2021. To read the full article, click here: https://bit.ly/3fhOyvX

By GREGORY ZELLER // A multinational startup offering artificial intelligence-based maintenance solutions for bridges and tunnels is deploying throughout Suffolk County. Dynamic Infrastructure – purveyor of a smart software platform that compares past and current inspection reports and contrasts o...

With cases of COVID-19 rising, the potential for a second wave is becoming more and more possible. For small businesses ...
11/24/2020
Small business survival in a second wave

With cases of COVID-19 rising, the potential for a second wave is becoming more and more possible. For small businesses that successfully navigated the first wave, now is the time to plan and prepare for what could lie ahead. For the full article, click here: https://bit.ly/2IW3G6c

Experts offer insights into managing funds for the next wave of COVID.

Covaxx, a Hauppauge-based extension of United Biomedical Inc., has become the third Long Island-based company to enter t...
11/23/2020
LI has outsized role in race for COVID-19 vaccine

Covaxx, a Hauppauge-based extension of United Biomedical Inc., has become the third Long Island-based company to enter the mix to produce a COVID-19 vaccine. United Biomedical Inc. has been a client of the Suffolk IDA since 2016 and the relationship has created more than 40 quality jobs for Suffolk residents. Covaxx joins Farmingdale-based Codagenix Inc. and Stony Brook-based Applied DNA Sciences Inc. in developing vaccines to stop the spread of the virus. Long Island’s growing pharmaceutical cluster is alive and well. To read the full article, click here: https://nwsdy.li/2HjiSJZ

A third Long Island company has jumped into the global race to produce COVID-19 vaccines. Hauppauge-based Covaxx, a spinout of United Biomedical Inc., has begun testing its lead vaccine candidate, UB-

Join Long Island Business News on Monday, November 30 at 4 p.m. for their annual Long Island Business Hall of Fame induc...
11/21/2020
Long Island Business Hall of Fame

Join Long Island Business News on Monday, November 30 at 4 p.m. for their annual Long Island Business Hall of Fame induction ceremony. The virtual event will be honoring the most distinguished business leaders in the region for their commitment to their work and dedication to excellence. To RSVP, click here: https://bit.ly/36KkMMi

            This event includes the most distinguished leaders in our business community. Induction into the

Long Island entrepreneurs have had to pivot in several ways as the pandemic has affected how business is conducted. A ma...
11/19/2020
Subscription boxes deliver for LI entrepreneurs

Long Island entrepreneurs have had to pivot in several ways as the pandemic has affected how business is conducted. A major change that has emerged, to the benefit of many business-owners, is subscription boxes. With in-person shopping posting smaller numbers, subscription boxes have been many businesses' answer to supplementing their monthly revenue stream and it’s paid off! To read the full article, click here:
https://nwsdy.li/38MoVlB

Long Island entrepreneurs are cashing in on a new, fast-growing e-commerce industry: subscription boxes. Shoppers subscribe online to the boxes, which are delivered to their doorsteps every month. The

Join Suffolk County IDA’s very own Kelly Murphy on Thursday, November 19, as she joins Long Island's Pharmaceutical and ...
11/18/2020
Long Island Pharma/ Nutra Manufacturers Committee Meeting- Inaugural Meeting

Join Suffolk County IDA’s very own Kelly Murphy on Thursday, November 19, as she joins Long Island's Pharmaceutical and Nutraceutical community at their Inaugural Meeting. The committee has been formed in order to guide Long Island's legislative and policy agenda for 2021 and bring critical resources and training to businesses across the region. To register for this event, click here: https://conta.cc/32LXi8w

Join Long Island's Pharmaceutical and Nutraceutical community at our Inaugural Meeting. This committee is being formed to guide the region's legislative and policy agenda for 2021 as well as bringing critical resources and training to businesses of Long Island. Agenda; Sales Growth Workforce Retenti...

The Islandia-based pharmaceutical and beauty marketplace retailer, Pharmapacks, recently received a $250 million investm...
11/17/2020
Pharmapacks scores $250M investment from Carlyle Group

The Islandia-based pharmaceutical and beauty marketplace retailer, Pharmapacks, recently received a $250 million investment from The Carlyle Group. As one of the leading eCommerce platforms in North America, Pharmapacks has continued to grow year after year with the help of the Suffolk IDA. Today, Pharmapacks holds a $1.1 billion enterprise value. The substantial investment will be put towards the opening of a new location in Edgewood, which is projected to create over one hundred jobs. To read the full article, click here: https://bit.ly/36WhqpZ https://bit.ly/3kvHMnm

The investment boosts Pharmapacks enterprise value to about $1.1 billion.

Minority Millennials, Inc., in partnership with the Babylon IDA, has begun conducting its “Index of Minority Millennials...
11/16/2020

Minority Millennials, Inc., in partnership with the Babylon IDA, has begun conducting its “Index of Minority Millennials" survey. The survey aims to better understand the socioeconomic needs of black and brown millennials so that services and resources can be allocated within the community for these key demographics. The 33 question-survey collects information regarding demographics, employment, housing, education and transportation and is open to individuals ages 24 to 39. To fill out the survey, visit: https://bit.ly/32PE6H6

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Resources for Suffolk County Start-Ups.