• Collaborate.
    Educate. Accelerate.

    Welcome to Life Science Washington Institute. We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that assists 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.

  • Intensive SBIR/STTR Workshop: NIH Focus

    February 28, 2018

    Is your life science or digital health company a candidate for federal R&D funding through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs? During this workshop we will learn about various aspects of SBIR/STTR funding. For more details contact ingrid@lswinstitute.org

How We Can Help

  • Workshops & Events
  • WIN Mentoring Program
  • Industry Connections
  • Expert Consultants
  • WINGS Angel Network
  • Innovation Marketplace
  • Entrepreneur Startup Kit
  • And more…

Learn more

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

Intensive SBIR/STTR Workshop: NIH Focus

February 28, 2018, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm.

More Info: Ingrid@lswinstitute.org

Register Here 

Recent News Stories

  • Meet the Four Newest WIN Ventures

    The Washington Innovation Network (WIN) Entrepreneur Mentoring Program is pleased to announce the addition of four new ventures to our program this quarter. The following ventures make up the 2018 Q1 cohort: A-Alpha Bio- We are helping pharmaceutical companies remove the guesswork from drug development. We have developed AlphaSeq, a cell-based assay for multiplexed characterization of […]

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  • Entrepreneurship Summit Attendees Envision a Vibrant Future for Life Science in Washington

    On January 16, 2018, the Life Science Washington Institute, in collaboration with the Kauffman Foundation and The Value Web, convened the first Washington State Life Science Entrepreneurship Summit. This facilitated summit brought together 100 statewide participants, representing varied facets of the life science ecosystem. Participants explored the current state of the Washington life science ecosystem, […]

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  • What Everybody Ought to Know about the Cascadia Venture Acceleration Network

    It’s great to be a part of group of nearly 50 Pacific Northwest organizations that aim to encourage and nurture collaboration and open up funding opportunities within Washington state and beyond.

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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.

Coming soon!

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

Coming Soon!