Golden Ticket Demo Day

Sponsored by Allergan Aesthetics. Watch the aesthetic start-up finalists pitch live to win FREE lab space for 1-year.


Exclusive in-Person Networking

University Lab Partners (ULP) is proud to announce the 2nd annual Golden Ticket pitch competition for aesthetic startups sponsored by Allergan Aesthetics, an AbbVie Company.

The Golden Ticket awards the winner with a lab bench for one year and opportunities to engage with industry mentors including scientific and business leaders from Allergan Aesthetics.

In addition to the 1-year lab bench valued at $29,400, startups will receive access to a range of exclusive benefits at ULP. These include state-of-the-art scientific facilities and equipment, proper environmental health and safety disposal measures, access to UCI core facilities, and complimentary memberships to prominent life science trade associations.

Finalists will be selected by a panel of startup experts and pitch live at the Demo Day on Tuesday, September 10th in Irvine, CA where the winner will be announced.

Sips and apps provided for all attendees.


UCI Beall Applied Innovation

5270 California Ave., Irvine, CA 92617

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2023 Winner


Golden Passport Winner

From left to right: Carrie Strom (Allergan Aesthetics), Dr. Jorge Genovese (Lionheart Health), Howard Leonhardt (Lionheart Health), Dr. Darin Messina (Allergan Aesthetics), Adam Finegan (Allergan Aesthetics)

Event Sponsor


We create the products and technologies that drive the advancement of aesthetic medicine.

At Allergan Aesthetics, an AbbVie company, we develop, manufacture, and market a portfolio of leading aesthetics brands and products. Our aesthetics portfolio includes facial injectables, body contouring, plastics, skin care, and more.

With our own research and development team focused on driving innovation in aesthetics, we’re committed to providing the most comprehensive science-based product offerings available.


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