HOME OF THE

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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

We provide funding, expertise, and infrastructure to bridge founders from university science project to private sector investment or corporate partnership.

Whether you are at the idea stage or already raised an institution round of funding, our programs fit teams from startup to IPO and beyond.

HomeLab Programs

Compete With Unfair Advantages

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

PROGRAMMING

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

INFRASTRUCTURE

  • Wetlab & Office Workspaces
  • Vivarium & GMP Clean Rooms
  • Core Facilities & Equipment

HIGH-TOUCH EXPERIENCE

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

BENEFITS – EACH COMPANY RECEIVES

  • Pitch Accelerator Fund for equity investment
  • Access to UC San Diego Resources & Rates
  • *Over $300K in Perks from Corporate Partners