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OC LIFe - Finding Space for your Life Science Startup: The Next Frontier

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

Finding Space for your Life Science Startup: The Next Frontier

Your life science startup has grown out of your current office or lab space seemingly overnight and you need to figure out where to go next! Join our panel of leading commercial space experts to learn what your options are, how to plan for a cost-effective transition to a new space, and how to take advantage of the current commercial real estate market dynamics.

Create Connections that Could Last a Lifetime

The Orange County Lifesciences Innovators Forum (OC LIFe) is a monthly marquee event series focused on creating a collaborative environment that fosters connections between innovators in the life sciences and medtech industry.


Water Grill South Coast Plaza

3300 Bristol St, Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Dinner included for all attendees

Event Schedule

5:00 - Registration and Networking

5:45 - Dinner

6:30 - Panel Presentation and Discussion

7:30 - Networking


$45 In-person (Non-ULP Member)

$75 At the door

$0 In-Person (ULP Member) ULP Members can find their promo code on the Community Portal.


Event Panelists


Jason Lantgen

Executive Vice President

Mr. Jason Lantgen is an Executive Vice President with Jones Lang LaSalle and a member of the Occupier Advisory Group, specializing in tenant representation throughout the United States.

Throughout his 15-year career, Mr. Lantgen has focused exclusively on representing the needs of corporate users by using a multi-discipline approach (strategic planning, financial modeling and analysis, and project management) for each engagement. Aware that no two Clients needs are the same, after creating a thorough understanding of the objectives, he utilizes the JLL platform to customize a delivery of services aligning with the Client’s goals. His experience includes new lease negotiations and renewals, property acquisitions and dispositions, corporate relocations, labor analytics, and property valuation consulting.

While at JLL, Mr. Lantgen has been honored annually for his work with his clients, most recently being awarded a “Top 40 under 40” award by the Greater Irvine Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Lantgen is considered a thought leader in the Orange County commercial real estate Life Sciences industry, in addition to being an ambassador for the region through multiple UK Foreign Direct Investment Trade missions. He is regularly featured in publications for insight and perspective.

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Lindsay Bourgeois

Site Director
BioLabs LA


Allan Glass

Co-Founder / Managing Partner

Event Sponsors

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Founded in 1938, Snell & Wilmer is a full-service business law firm with more than 450 lawyers practicing in 16 locations throughout the United States and in Mexico, including three offices in California. The firm represents clients ranging from large, publicly traded corporations to small businesses, individuals and entrepreneurs. Snell & Wilmer’s life science and medical technology lawyers currently represent a diverse client base from the bioscience, pharmaceutical (both prescription and OTC), medical device and healthcare industries, ranging from large publicly traded organizations to early and mid-stage start-up companies. Clients include manufacturers, distributors, inventors, researchers, venture capitalists, angel investors, engineers, product designers and vendors, in their intellectual property, transactional, litigation and various other legal matters.

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NexCore Group is a national healthcare real estate investment and development company that focuses on acquiring, developing, owning and managing healthcare facilities including medical office buildings, wellness facilities, ambulatory surgery centers, single and multi-specialty physician buildings, life sciences facilities, seniors housing communities and transitional rehabilitation centers. NexCore has completed $4.7 billion in healthcare real estate transactions throughout 29 states, developed and acquired over 14.3 million square feet of healthcare properties across the country and currently manages over $2.9 billion of healthcare facilities spanning 7.3 million square feet. The company has been recognized repeatedly as one of the Top Healthcare Real Estate Developers in the U.S. by Modern Healthcare and HREI.


HATCHspaces ®, LLC is a Los Angeles-based real estate development platform focused on simplifying the process of scientific innovation by creating purpose-built life sciences facilities for companies emerging from academic and incubator networks. With properties in various regional submarkets, HATCHspaces’® mission is to deliver the life science community state-of-the-art lab facilities at varying scales, allowing regions to retain early-stage bioscience and biotechnology start-ups emerging from research environments.

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Our tagline, HR that Makes a Difference™, defines what we do. It emphasizes that human resources is a key driver of growth and contributes to a business’s bottom line. This is what sets Insperity apart.

Insperity has a long history of improving the success equation of small and midsize businesses across the country – because when businesses succeed, communities prosper.

And in today’s changing business environment, it’s our privilege to take care of an organization’s most valuable asset: its people.

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The Largest and Most Experienced Advocate

For over 25 years, Biocom California has helped move the life science industry forward with transformative resources that enable companies to make meaningful connections. Biocom California harnesses the collective power and experience of the most innovative and productive life science clusters in the world, with powerful advocacy and transformative programs to help companies in their quest to improve the human condition.

Event Details

Wednesday, September 28, 2022

05:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Water Grill South Coast Plaza
3300 Bristol St, Costa Mesa, CA 92626

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