Highlighted by the Center for an Urban Future as a catalyst for New York City's economic growth, Pratt Institute has pioneered a powerful business incubator model for urban art and design schools, enabling students, recent alumni, and aspiring local start-ups to gain the entrepreneurial skills they need to succeed--all within a community of like-minded individuals committed to sustainable living. By providing space, strategic mentorship, and a network of experts in every aspect of business development and sustainable design, the Brooklyn Fashion and Design Accelerator and the Pratt Design Incubator for Sustainable Innovation are transforming New York City's design economy.