Local business & government
New Haven is the economic engine of south central Connecticut. There are over 20 biotechnology based companies in New Haven as well as major pharmaceutical companies including Pfizer and Bristol-Myers Squibb. Part of New Haven’s market strength comes from the six colleges and universities and two major hospitals located in the city as well. The greater New Haven region is home to national and world headquarters of many well-known businesses, including BIC, Pilot Pen, Schick, Subway Sandwiches, and Knights of Columbus.