By bringing together small life science companies with the largest biotech companies, we create mutually beneficial relationships, alliances and opportunities for both entrepreneurs and corporate partners. This access provides our entrepreneurs valuable insights about where to focus their efforts and speeds the pipeline of innovation for our partners.
We’re thrilled to partner with these companies:
Johnson & Johnson Innovation, LLC focuses on accelerating early-stage innovation worldwide and forming collaborations between entrepreneurs and Johnson & Johnson’s global healthcare businesses. Johnson & Johnson Innovation provides scientists, entrepreneurs and emerging companies one-stop access to science and technology experts who can facilitate collaborations across the pharmaceutical, medical device and diagnostics and consumer companies of Johnson & Johnson.
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Founded in 1918, Nitto Denko Corporation is Japan’s leading materials manufacturer, offering over 13,500 diversified industrial products to more than 70 business fields such as electronics, automobiles, ecology, and life science. Since its initial success with transdermal drug delivery patches in the late 1970s, Nitto has been expanding its footprint in life science including siRNA-based drug discovery and biodegradable drug delivery systems, GLP/GMP-grade oligo-nucleotide manufacturing, and analytical and process development services.
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AbbVie is a global, research-driven biopharmaceutical company committed to developing innovative advanced therapies for some of the world’s most complex and critical conditions. The company’s mission is to use its expertise, dedicated people and unique approach to innovation to markedly improve treatments across four primary therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, virology and neuroscience. In more than 75 countries, AbbVie employees are working every day to advance health solutions for people around the world.
Astellas Pharma Inc., based in Tokyo, Japan, is a company dedicated to improving the health of people around the world through the provision of innovative and reliable pharmaceutical products. We address unmet medical needs by turning innovative science into value for patients in areas where we have expertise and where cutting-edge science and technology are poised to drive innovation. Our culture is rooted in a set of shared values called the Astellas Way. These principles and behaviors focus us on always making a positive difference and create an atmosphere where we can contribute to tomorrow’s medical advancements.
Bristol Myers Squibb is a global biopharmaceutical company committed to discovering, developing and delivering innovative medicines to patients with serious diseases.
Eisai Innovation, Inc. is a strategic investment organization aspiring to identify synergies between the scientific community and the Eisai network of companies.
Agilent is a global leader in the life sciences, diagnostics, and applied chemical markets. Working in concert with customers, they strive to improve drug quality and access, clean air, food and water, cancer diagnostics, laboratory economics and workflow, and so much more.
We are committed to advancing healthcare for every person by applying the power of science, technology and the passion and creativity of our teams to enhance the diagnostic laboratory’s role in improving healthcare outcomes. Our diagnostic systems are used in complex biomedical testing, and are found in hospitals, reference laboratories and physician office settings around the globe.
An operating company of Danaher Corporation since 2011, Beckman Coulter is headquartered in Brea, Calif., and has more than 11,000 global associates working diligently to make the world a healthier place.
Benchling is a cloud-based platform for biotechnology research and development.
Our partnership provides MBC BioLabs resident companies of five (5) or fewer employees FREE access to Benchling Notebook and Molecular Biology applications, along with access to Benchling’s Customer Success Bootcamp for onboarding and training.
Bio-Rad is a global leader in developing, manufacturing, and marketing a broad range of innovative products for the life science research and clinical diagnostic markets. With a focus on quality and customer service for over 65 years, our products advance the discovery process and improve healthcare. Our customers include university and research institutions, hospitals, public health and commercial laboratories, biotechnology, pharmaceutical, as well as applied laboratories that include food safety and environmental quality.
Founded in 1997, ChemoMetec specializes in the design, development, and production of high-quality instruments using patented technology.
Codex DNA empowers researchers with end-to-end solutions and tools they need to rapidly and securely design, code, and create synthetic DNA. Experience up to 50x increases in productivity to your product development cycles. Creators of the BioXp™ system — the world’s only synthetic biology workstation — and the industry-standard Gibson Assembly® method, provide comprehensive end-to-end solutions across your synthetic biology workflows, Codex DNA accelerates advances in the fields of personalized medicine, antibody engineering, vaccine development, biologics, and more.
Creoptix is revolutionizing the study of label-free molecular interactions and changing the world of drug discovery.
Cytiva is a 3.3 billion USD global life sciences leader with nearly 7000 associates operating in 40 countries dedicated to advancing and accelerating therapeutics. As a trusted partner to customers that range in scale and scope, Cytiva brings speed, efficiency and capacity to research and manufacturing workflows, enabling the development, manufacture and delivery of transformative medicines to patients.
Eppendorf is a leading life science company that develops and sells instruments, consumables, and services for liquid-, sample-, and cell handling in laboratories worldwide. Its product range includes pipettes and automated pipetting systems, dispensers, centrifuges, mixers, spectrometers, and DNA amplification equipment as well as ultra-low temperature freezers, fermentors, bioreactors, CO2 incubators, shakers, and cell manipulation systems. Consumables such as pipette tips, test tubes, microtiter plates, and single-use bioreactor vessels complement the range of highest-quality premium products.
The Superhuman Cell Company
Superhuman cell biology is changing the course of advanced medicines and complex diseases that have hampered humanity. Our systems and customers are leveraging the super human cells in all of us to advance human health. Our systems, which uniquely reveal these superhuman cells through single-cell & proteomic innovations, are enabling customers to advance the future of medicines against complex disease.
Labii facilitates research and development by providing user-friendly, customizable Electronic Lab Notebook (ELN) and Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) to document, manage, and interpret data. Labii ELN & LIMS can be configured for any type of data, and the functions can easily be enhanced and expanded by stand-alone applications. We address the unique needs of each of our customers and are the trusted provider of hundreds of biotech companies and academic labs.
Leica Microsystems develops and manufactures microscopes and scientific instruments for the analysis of microstructures and nanostructures. Ever since the company started as a family business in the nineteenth century, its instruments have been widely recognized for their optical precision and innovative technology. It is one of the market leaders in compound and stereo microscopy, digital microscopy, confocal laser scanning microscopy with related imaging systems, electron microscopy sample preparation, and surgical microscopes.
LI-COR technology enables scientists around the world to improve lives by advancing discovery. From the first low-cost light sensor filtered for the waveband absorbed by plants, to pioneering the development of near-infrared fluorescence detection systems for DNA sequencing, LI-COR strives to provide innovative solutions for researchers.
Today, LI-COR Biosciences is a leading innovator in systems for plant research, gas analysis, drug discovery, protein research, and small animal imaging.
Lilly is a global healthcare leader that unites caring with discovery to create medicines that make life better for people around the world. We were founded more than a century ago by a man committed to creating high-quality medicines that meet real needs, and today we remain true to that mission in all our work. Across the globe, Lilly employees work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to communities through philanthropy and volunteerism. To learn more about Lilly, please visit us at www.lilly.com and http://newsroom.lilly.com/social-channels.
As the Life Science Business Unit of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, we are dedicated to solving the toughest problems in life science by collaborating with the global scientific community in areas from drug discovery and development to manufacturing and diagnostics. We have 20 dedicated manufacturing sites around the globe, 20,000 employees working towards a healthier future worldwide, and invest 241M Euro in Research & Development for Life Science. Our 300,000 products range from lab water systems to gene editing tools, antibodies, cell lines and end-to-end systems to manufacture drugs. We work closely with our customers from academia, biotech and pharma to help deliver the promise of their work better, faster and safer. We are known as MilliporeSigma in North America, and as Merck Life Science in the rest of the world. To learn more about our products, please visit SigmaAldrich.com.
Miltenyi Biotec provides innovative products that address sample preparation, separation of cells and their analysis, and that advance the concept of cellular therapy. We are committed to supporting the translation of basic research into therapies in immunology, cancer, neuroscience and stem cell biology.
ONO has passed the 300th year milestone of first Ichibei Fushimiya founding an apothecary in Doshomachi, Osaka in 1717, marking a new step in further commitment to its mission.
Based on our corporate philosophy of “Dedicated to Man’s Fight against Disease and Pain,” we focus our management resources on drug discovery and development, as well as develop human resources needed to support our growth in the future, with the aim of establishing ourselves as an R&D-based global pharmaceutical company (Global Specialty Pharma) that discovers original and innovative drugs to compete in the global arena.
PerkinElmer enables scientists, researchers and clinicians to address their most critical challenges across science and healthcare. With a mission focused on innovating for a healthier world, we deliver unique solutions to serve the diagnostics, life sciences, food and applied markets. We strategically partner with customers to enable earlier and more accurate insights supported by deep market knowledge and technical expertise. Our dedicated team of about 14,000 employees worldwide is passionate about helping customers work to create healthier families, improve the quality of life, and sustain the well-being and longevity of people globally.
With a portfolio of more than 3,000 products covering the fields of genomics, protein analysis and expression, cellular analysis, drug discovery and genetic identity, Promega is a global leader in providing innovative solutions and technical support to life scientists in academic, industrial and government settings. Promega products are used by life scientists who are asking fundamental questions about biological processes as well as by scientists who are applying scientific knowledge to diagnose and treat diseases, discover new therapeutics, and use genetics and DNA testing for human identification. For over 35 years, Promega has consistently integrated the values of corporate responsibility and sustainable business practices into all aspects of our corporate culture and activity. We realize that our success depends upon the connections we forge among our customers, community and employees.
The Sartorius Group is a leading international partner of biopharmaceutical research and the industry. With innovative laboratory instruments and consumables, the Group’s Lab Products & Services Division concentrates on serving the needs of laboratories performing research and quality control at pharma and biopharma companies and those of academic research institutes. The Bioprocess Solutions Division with its broad product portfolio focusing on single-use solutions helps customers to manufacture biotech medications and vaccines safely and efficiently.
We conduct business in four segments with an aim to contribute to the realization of more convenient, safe, and secure society with innovations in science and technology: Analytical and Measuring Instruments, Medical Systems, Industrial Machinery, and Aircraft Equipment.
Sony Biotechnology was founded in 1995 and is based in San Jose, California and has affiliate offices in Japan, China, Europe as well as distributors in many regions of the world.
Over the years, Sony Biotechnology products have received numerous outstanding new product awards as well as technology awards including the Frost & Sullivan Emerging Technology award, and the Milestone Award.
Whether they are improving life for patients, protecting our global climate or keeping people safe, our customers look to Thermo Fisher Scientific for innovative solutions. Products and services sold under the following Thermo Fisher brands enable customers to push science and technology a step beyond.
The Toray Group was established in 1926, based on the principle of “realizing that corporations are public institutions of society and contributing to society through our business.” Ever since, the Toray Group has aimed to be a corporate entity respected by society.
Who We Are
Tosoh is the parent of the Tosoh Group, which comprises over 100 companies worldwide and a multiethnic workforce of over 12,000 people.
What We Do
Tosoh is one of the largest chlor-alkali manufacturers in Asia. The company supplies the plastic resins and an array of the basic chemicals that support modern life. Tosoh’s petrochemical operations supply ethylene, polyethylene, and functional polymers, while its advanced materials business serves the global semiconductor, display, and solar industries. Tosoh has also pioneered sophisticated bioscience systems that are used for the monitoring of life-threatening diseases. In addition, Tosoh demonstrates its commitment to a sustainable future in part by manufacturing a variety of eco-products.
For more than 30 years, Yokogawa Life Science has developed and provided innovative instruments based on original and proprietary confocal microscopy technologies. Our products: High Content Imaging systems and Confocal scanners specialize in live-cell and 3D imaging, enabling visualization and image analysis of dynamic cellular phenomenon. We are dedicated to the development of novel products employing microscopy and/or image analysis technology for the advancement of cell biology research and drug discovery.
Founded as a spin-off from Prof. Stefan W. Hell’s laboratory, Abberior has become a world-leading innovator and manufacturer of cutting-edge superresolution and confocal microscopes.
We are the world leader in water purification technologies.
For more than 50 years, Avidity Science has been a trusted partner for the global research market, supporting all the critical steps of drug and therapy development including fundamental studies, biomedical research, and clinical applications.
We provide high quality, innovative products for life science applications enabling people around the world to make and deliver life changing discoveries.
Spun out of the Agency for Science, Technology, and Research (A*STAR) in Singapore, Curiox brings together decades of scientific and engineering expertise in surface chemistry and life science instrumentation with the goal of overcoming critical challenges that slow the pace of life science research.
By focusing on common assay steps where miniaturization and automation are currently underutilized, we’ve developed innovative technologies that simultaneously improve both productivity and data quality.
The world’s leading labs use Elemental Machines’ suite of software and hardware to connect existing equipment to the cloud – and unite a lab full of data onto a single dashboard or their favorite systems via API.
Founded in 1995, Meso Scale Discovery (MSD) is a global leader in the development, manufacture, and commercialization of innovative assays and instruments for the measurement of molecules in biological samples.
MSD’s proprietary MULTI ARRAY technology enhances medical research and drug development by enabling researchers to profile many biomarkers simultaneously in a single sample without compromising assay performance.
MSD’s technology has been widely adopted by researchers in pharmaceutical companies, government institutions, universities, and clinical laboratories worldwide for its high sensitivity, excellent reproducibility, and wide dynamic range.
The SPARK program at Stanford is a partnership between Stanford researchers and volunteer experts from the biotechnology ecosystem that provides education and mentorship to advance promising research discoveries from the bench to the bedside. SPARK’s three-fold mission is to advance promising research discoveries into the clinic as new therapeutics and diagnostics; to educate faculty, post-doctoral fellows and students regarding the translational process; and to identify and promote more efficient approaches to bring new therapies to patients. Over 60% of projects completing SPARK have been licensed and/or advanced to clinical trials.
VWR is the leading global independent provider of product and service solutions to laboratory and production customers. With sales in excess of $4.5 billion, VWR enables science for customers in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, industrial, education, government and healthcare industries.