NYCEDC Announces Rollout of Futureworks NYC Advanced Manufacturing Initiative

Futureworks NYC will create over 2,000 advanced manufacturing jobs over next five years; NYCEDC also awarding $120,000 in grants to advanced manufacturing companies through Futureworks Growth Initiative

New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today announced the next phase of the Futureworks NYC advanced manufacturing initiative. Futureworks NYC will activate a series of partner networks and programs to increase access to advanced manufacturing technology, support startups, and help traditional manufacturing companies implement new technologies to help them remain competitive.

Futureworks NYC will directly create over 2,000 jobs as part of Mayor de Blasio’s commitment to creating 100,000 good-paying jobs over the next ten years. Futureworks NYC is a key component of Mayor de Blasio and Council Speaker Mark Viverito’s 21st Century Industrial Action Plan announced in 2015.

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