CIV:LAB is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization working in New York and Detroit on urban innovation and economic development.

CIV:LAB’s unique model, launched in partnership with the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) is called the Grid. It harmonizes the urban innovation ecosystem by connecting entrepreneurs, city departments, academia, business, and community leaders within cities and around the world to identify urban problems, solve them, and scale those solutions.

The ultimate goal of CIV:LAB is to build and enhance a network that accelerates innovation in social impact. CIV:LAB works in urban tech with a focus in areas such as accessibility, buildings, mobility, cleantech, waste, water and urban ag.

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Simon Sylvester-Chaudhuri

Executive Director

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Emily Dabish

Director of Detroit

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Vijayta Rao Narang

Community Lead

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Jay Taparia

Finance Director

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Diane Barthélemy

Creative Lead

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Earl Lin

Data Science Lead

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Suman Gidwani

Detroit Intern

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Ashira Mawji

New York Intern

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Paolo Taticchi

Global Partnerships Advisor

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Advisory Board

Chenelle Bonavito Martinez

New York Academy of Sciences

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Chris Lawlor

TQ Tezos

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Dana Chermesh

Schmidt Futures

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Iina Oilinki

Smart and Clean Foundation

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Jonathan Lane

New York Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC)

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Miriam Roure

Urban-X

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Paul Riser

Detroit Urban Solutions

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Robin Mazumder

PhD Graduate

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The Urbantech Hub at Company
335 Madison, 4th Floor
New York, NY, 10173

The Urbantech Hub at Company — 335 Madison, 4th Floor — New York, NY, 10173