BioIDEA aims to accelerate impacts of discoveries and inventions made by academic innovators or at biotech & life sciences companies. This initiative is a part of a larger vision to help foster a greater biotech community in New York City, creating a unique entrepreneurial environment based on high-quality science and industry expertise. The “BioIDEA” is an R&D innovation exchange platform where science, technology, industry, and business come together to discuss and evaluate the latest inventions and progress in medicine and healthcare