The Cal State LA BioSpace initiative was created to foster a culture of inclusive entrepreneurship and promote the bioscience industry in the heart of Los Angeles. We help emerging entrepreneurs turn their scientific discoveries into job-creating businesses.
The Cal State LA BioSpace initiative was created to foster a culture of inclusive entrepreneurship and promote the bioscience industry in the heart of Los Angeles. The initiative aligns with the University’s mission of engagement and service for the public good. Cal State LA BioSpace is providing training, laboratory space and resources for emerging entrepreneurs and their startup companies. Initiatives to create a bioscience ecosystem in Los Angeles date back to the mid-1970s. Those efforts were stymied by weak relational infrastructure and outdated organizational practices, resulting in a drain of human capital to places such as the Bay Area.
support a key staff member to successfully launch the LA BioSpace Accelerator program. The LA BioSpace Accelerator Program will help support and grow more than 100 early-stage life science companies, which will create hundreds of critical and high-paying jobs in our region, while advancing vital bio-and life-science work to improve the health and well-being in our community.