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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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Everyone at ULP are very friendly and knowledgeable.

They answer most if not all your questions. Needless to say they take care of their residents.

Ralph Antonio | Entelexo
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University Lab Partners provides a wonderful work environment.

The staff are so welcoming and helpful. The staff work so hard to ensure that residents find what they need at any time to get the work done. Best of all, ULP hosts and celebrate many great events that brings so much joy to your busy work day.

Ghaidaa Kashgari | AVITA Medical
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ULP is a great place to grow a biotech company

The facilities and startup environment make it a very productive and exciting space to be in. The staff are incredibly helpful in supporting resident companies' work and equipment needs and organize many fun events onsite. It's motivating to come to work at a place where so many innovative companies and individuals are working on solutions to challenges in the biomedical field.

Erin Roberts | Novoheart
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ULP is an ideal place to work on scientific and technological projects.

We have access to equipment that is difficult to find in a shared facility. In contrast to other common facilities at ULP, equipment and spaces are always available.

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CLS Sponsors 12 BIPOC Students to Participate in MIRE

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ULP Announces 2nd Annual Pitch. Launch. Grow. Competition

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How to Kill Your Project Before Its Too Late

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Residency options available from $2,450/month

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