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Working Together to Change our City's Future
The Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, Inc. (BNMC) is a non-profit organization formed in 2002 to facilitate collaboration and address shared issues among member institutions that form the 120-acre Medical Campus and our surrounding neighborhoods. Our team builds on the assets of our world-class Medical Campus – known for its clinical care, research, and education – to support its mission of furthering economic growth, igniting urban revitalization, and building a strong, thriving community. We do this through fostering conversation and collaboration among our member institutions, partners, and the community and take a proactive approach to leverage opportunities and to help to solve challenges faced by our overall community so that we can create a better future for all.
Our role is to leverage the collective economic development on the Campus for the benefit of our overall community. Using our MutualCity methodology of collaboration, problem-solving, and resource sharing, we focus our efforts on diverse yet interrelated initiatives. Learn more about each area.
Goal: Increase local hiring and procurement by engaging and connecting member institutions with local businesses, non-profits and residents to ensure a skilled workforce for Medical Campus institutions and economic opportunity for residents.
Goal: Create a dynamic entrepreneurial eco-system to identify, support, and expand new businesses, create new jobs and attract investment in Buffalo.
Goal: Create a healthy, safe and livable community by making it easier to access nutritious, food and active living opportunities for all residents, especially youth.
Goal: Providing high quality, continuous energy that defines a global standard for innovation, energy efficiency and modern energy management and meets the needs of the energy-intense Medical Campus
Goal: BNMC’s goal is to ensure a safe, accessible destination for visitors and patients, while creating a sustainable and efficient transportation and access system for employees, neighbors, and the community.
Goal: Our goal is to build an innovative, sustainable environment that promotes a culture of wellness and inspires our community to greatness.
BNMC 1st Annual Food as Medicine Symposium
Harvesting Health 2021 – Catalyzing Adoption of Food As Medicine Interventions in Buffalo, New York
Virtual, Free Event
Saturday, October 16th, 2021 8:30-4:30 EST
Local Food Happy Hour Networking Event to follow at Company B Tasting Room and Market, 1250 Niagara Street 5 pm-7 pm EST
Participants will have the opportunity to hear from national and local leaders in the field on the topics of The Importance of Nutrition in Medical School Education, Food as Medicine Interventions and Food Equity, and The Importance of Partnership and Community. Breakout sessions will offer the opportunity to further investigate these topics. After the virtual symposium, participants can join a networking event in person to cap off the experience.
The Symposium will provide a space to learn, collaborate and grow adoption of Food As Medicine interventions among local healthcare systems as well as learn from and add to the national movement.
Innovation and future technology were all on display at a family-fun event that celebrated Drive Electric Week on September 25!
More than 25 area companies were on hand to share information about their products, technologies, and the various uses of electric vehicles, including public transportation, construction, and recreational use. Attendees test-drove electric vehicles and saw various demonstrations of electric backhoes, e-bikes, and scooters. Here are some pictures from the event.