University Lab Partners at UC Irvine

An independent, non-profit, wet-lab incubator

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Our Mission

Accelerate growth of the biomedical industry via an open innovation platform that provides economical lab and office space, valuable technical resources, and a network of strategic partnerships.


  • Unique University access agreements to technical resources
  • Close proximity to medtech entrepreneurs
  • Integrated project management platform

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  • Utilize professionally managed labs for state-of-the-art projects
  • Develop new technology at a fraction of the cost
  • Adjacent co-working and office space to accelerate timelines

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  • Clinical & Regulatory proficiency partnerships in-tow
  • Professional, strategic advisor assistance on-demand
  • Strong, regional commitment to bio-med and med-tech innovation

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Partners & Affiliations

UCI Applied Innovation

UCI Applied Innovation is a dynamic, innovative central platform for the UCI campus, entrepreneurs, inventors, the business community and investors to collaborate and move UCI research from lab to market.

Lab Launch

Lab Launch Inc is a 501(c)(3) non-profit working to establish a more dynamic biotech startup environment in Los Angeles.

Our mission is to enable LA’s scientists and entrepreneurs to develop their ideas in affordable, high-quality lab facilities, with access to services and a supportive innovation community to accelerate their success.

NXT Biomedical

NXT Biomedical will develop and advance novel therapeutic devices in diseases with significant unmet needs.  Using innovative medical technology development processes, the incubator is designed to develop and de-risk technologies in a highly capital efficient manner.

Apply today to become eligible for a ULP Fellowship Award

Recent News

November 29, 2018

2019 California Life Sciences Industry Report

California Life Sciences Association (CLSA), the trade association representing California’s life sciences industry, and PwC US, are proud to release the 2019 California Life Sciences Industry Report. With over 350 data points, this 2019 Report provides a snapshot of California’s life sciences community, and how the world’s largest life sciences cluster remains a global hub for innovation, […]

November 8, 2018

ULP Announces Fellowships

Do you have a great company in the bioscience or medtech industry? Do you need wet-lab space to develop and test your product? WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU!

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