• Where entrepreneurs come first

    Welcome to Life Science Washington Institute. We assist life science researchers, entrepreneurs, and companies in bridging the gap between discovery and commercialization.

  • WIN- Washington Innovation Network

    The WIN Mentoring Program is a milestone-focused program in which entrepreneurs of early stage life science ventures are matched with an all-start team of seasoned volunteer mentors. To learn more, visit the WIN program page.

  • Startup Assistance Consulting

    Do you have an idea you are looking to grow? Are you ready to take your business to the next step?

    We offer pro-bono consultation services to life science companies to help develop the Washington life science entrepreneurial community. Learn more and request your consult on the Startup Consulting Page.

How We Can Help

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Life Science Washington

Life Science Washington Institute was chartered out of Life Science Washington to help support and develop the entrepreneurial community. Life Science Washington offers additional advocacy, collaboration and resources.

Visit lifesciencewa.org

Startup Assistance Available: December 2nd, December 16th, and January 6th 

Details HERE

Recent News Stories

  • DRIVe Funding Opportunities Now Open

    BARDA DRIVe has recently re-opened areas of interest and added new ones. If your company is working in areas of interest, you are encouraged to contact Laura Sconyers, Manager of Entrepreneurship for LSW Institute & DRIVe Accelerator lead, with any questions or to learn more information about the submission process. View the full EZ BAA […]

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  • COVID-19 Potential Funding Opportunities

    On March 6, 2020 the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2020 (P.L. 116-123),  passed with near unanimous support in both the House and Senate and was signed into law by the President. The bill provides $8.3 billion in emergency funding for federal agencies to respond to the coronavirus outbreak. Key highlights are below. […]

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  • COVID-19 Announcement & Special Funding Opportunities

    COVID-19 Special Announcement of Funding Opportunities: (View PDF Flyer) If your company is developing therapeutics, vaccines, or other products (e.g. software platforms, wearable technologies, personal protective equipment, etc.) that could help combat the COVID-19 pandemic, please see below for potential opportunities for partnership and funding! The Office of Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) is supporting the U.S. Government to identify […]

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The Marketplace

The Marketplace is a ‘one-stop-shop’ for commercialization resources in Washington state as well as a virtual front door for organizations from outside our region (e.g., investors) to access innovation. The platform will curate and organize the broad spectrum of assets and services, available to entrepreneurs, and make it easy for innovators to make connections to commercialize technology. More simply put, it’s an “Angie’s List” for services in our region like lab space, lawyers, accountants and more.

Visit the Marketplace

The Startup Playbook

The Startup Playbook includes comprehensive resources for entrepreneurs & startup companies working in Medical Devices, BioPharma, and Digital Health!

  • Flowcharts

    and step-by-step Action Items to help you build your company

  • Curated advice

    from serial entrepreneurs

  • Templates

    including frameworks for Business Plans, Pitch Decks, Customer Surveys, & More