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OC’s premier, non-profit wet lab incubator

Enabling life science innovators by providing resources and a network of technical, business, and talent resources.

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Launch your innovation

ULP provides the benefits of a professionally managed and equipped wet-lab infrastructure along with the benefits of peer-to-peer interactions among a life science entrepreneurial community.

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Flexible lab + office space

Explore the flexibility offered to residents of ULP including options for individuals, small teams, and growing startups.

An independent, non-profit, wet lab + medtech incubator

ULP was founded in partnership with the University of California Irvine Beall Applied Innovation. Our open innovation platform enables lifescience & medtech companies to access unique research capabilities and a network of technical, business, and talent resources at an economical cost.

Why University Lab Partners?

ULP empowers economic development and job creation in Orange County by combining a state-of-the-art life science co-working environment with workforce development and training opportunities.

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Flexible lab and office options with room to grow

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State-of-the-Art
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State-of-the-Art wet lab and fabrication equipment available to all residents

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Member Benefits

Memberships to California's leading life science trade associations and much more

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Experts-in-Residence

Providing complimentary mentorship and consultancy

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ULP Runs on Dunkin’

ULP Pantry runs on Dunkin' featuring Dunkin' coffee, teas, and treats

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Direct connections to local scientific resources such as UCI's core facilities

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ULP Empowers the Next Generation of Innovators

ULP empowers economic development and job creation in Orange County by combining a state-of-the-art life science co-working environment with workforce development and training opportunities.

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Wonderful new shared lab equipment/space

Wonderful new shared lab equipment/space and a very detail oriented, attentive staff. If you are in Orange County and looking for lab/office space I highly recommend ULP.

Amy Hopkin | AVITA Medical
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A supportive and success-enabling lab incubator

ULP is truly a supportive and success-enabling lab incubator with innumerable resources available to its tenants, and often at discounted prices. The staff are very friendly, hard working, and dedicated.

Todd Schurr | Entelexo
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The facility is nice, staffs are super friendly and supportive.

I really enjoy my time working here. The facility is nice, staffs are super friendly and supportive. They also have lots of helpful resources, workshops, events.

Kieu La | Arvetas Biosciences
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Testimonials

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Wonderful new shared lab equipment/space

Wonderful new shared lab equipment/space and a very detail oriented, attentive staff. If you are in Orange County and looking for lab/office space I highly recommend ULP.

Amy Hopkin | AVITA Medical
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A supportive and success-enabling lab incubator

ULP is truly a supportive and success-enabling lab incubator with innumerable resources available to its tenants, and often at discounted prices. The staff are very friendly, hard working, and dedicated.

Todd Schurr | Entelexo
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The facility is nice, staffs are super friendly and supportive.

I really enjoy my time working here. The facility is nice, staffs are super friendly and supportive. They also have lots of helpful resources, workshops, events.

Kieu La | Arvetas Biosciences
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Are you a life science start-up? Pitch to win FREE lab space for 1-year.

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Creating an Investable Startup Series 1/4: Business Essentials

4-part series designed to take you through the fundamentals of creating a startup.

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MedTech Minds

A lively event of brainstorming, Q&A, and peer-to-peer mentorship in the MedTech industry.

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4-part series designed to take you through the fundamentals of creating a startup.

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OC LIFe aims to connect industry with entrepreneurs and strengthen the life sciences community.

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Residency options available from $2,450/month

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