HOME OF THE

DISRUPTIVE

BIOTECH

The university life sciences

accelerator at UC San Diego.

HOME OF THE

DISRUPTIVE

BIOTECH

Join HomeLab, home to UC San Diego’s flagship biotech accelerator, located in the Center for Novel Therapeutics.

Ground Zero For San Diego’s Life Sciences Innovation Ecosystem

Operated by LabFellows, HomeLab at UC San Diego houses the largest biotech accelerator on the US West Coast, with the capacity to support over 100 startups per year focused on innovations ranging from translating novel therapeutics to advancing sustainability with novel biomaterials.

HomeLab Highlights

HomeLab Programs

Our equity and non-equity based Fellowship programs offer flexible options for for emerging biotechs at any stage – whether you’re spinning IP out of a university, just closed your initial Seed funding, or scaling to IPO and beyond.

HomeLab Programs

Compete With Unfair Advantages

Teams in all programs gain exclusive access to university resources, funding, talent, mentorship, academic key opinion leaders, strategic partners, and world-class R&D workspaces – including fully-equipped Community Labs, onsite vivarium, and GMP-ready clean rooms.

PROGRAMMING

  • Cohort-based, 10 Weeks
  • IP → Market Roadmap
  • Workshops & Demo Day

INFRASTRUCTURE

  • Wetlab & Office Workspaces
  • Vivarium & GMP Clean Rooms
  • University Shared Resources & Rates

HIGH-TOUCH EXPERIENCE

  • Integrated Business & LabOps Support
  • Academic & Industry Key Opinion Leaders
  • Network of Strategic & Capital Partners

BENEFITS – EACH COMPANY RECEIVES

  • *$75K UC Foundry Fellowship (In-Kind)
  • *Pitch $5M Accelerator Fund
  • *$300K CRO Matching Credits