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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 &
Office Space

Flexible lab and office options with room to grow

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State-of-the-Art
Scientific Equipment

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

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Exclusive
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.

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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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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Advanced Flow Cytometry

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OC New Technology Show

Hosted in partnership with Fisher Scientific featuring 25+ scientific suppliers.

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A Bakery and a Medical Device Quality System

An overview of FDA’s Quality System Regulation commonly known as a Quality Management System.

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Molecular Biology Laboratory Techniques

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Residency options available from $2,150/month

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