Pagliuca Harvard Life Lab

What you need to know

The Pagliuca Harvard Life Lab is a wet laboratory with co-working space for early-stage, high-potential biotech and life science start-ups founded by Harvard students, alumni, faculty, and postdoctoral scholars. As part of the Harvard Innovation Labs ecosystem, ventures in this space have access to robust programming and resources.

The Space

Our state of the art, 15,000-square foot facility is located on Harvard’s Allston campus and features a fully-equipped permitted wet laboratory and collaborative co-working space. At the Pagliuca Harvard Life Lab, we curate our community to foster connections with biotech industry experts, academics, and investors. Moreover, the Harvard Innovation Labs ecosystem offers ventures a selection of diverse resources —from business-building and industry-specific programming to expert advisors and mentors.

The Pagliuca Harvard Life Lab was made possible by the support and generosity of Judy and Stephen Pagliuca.

The Life Lab is operated in partnership with LabCentral.

Our Teams

Life Lab ventures represent the breadth and diversity of Harvard University and highlight the cross-university demand for this space. The Life Lab founders come from 9 Harvard schools, 38% of the ventures have a female founder and 70% have international co-founders.


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