The ILSE Accelerator provides business and scientific expertise and know-how to companies and helps transform discoveries into therapeutics, diagnostics, and research tools that improve the lives of people and the globe. We work with entrepreneurs to provide administrative infrastructure (G&A), stock plans, licensing, and incorporation services, to build the best teams, boards, and advisors, and to play an active role in grant writing. For some technologies and startups, our research team can provide in-lab support such as proof of concept studies and assay development. We strive to be the most comprehensive life science accelerator in the New Jersey and New York region by providing

Business Consulting
R&D Consulting

R&D Services

Office & Lab Space

Core Facilities

Life Science Entrepreneur Center

The ILSE Life Science Entrepreneur Center supports entrepreneur development and ecosystem growth in many ways. We host education and scientific symposia, startup and translational science competitions, networking and business development events, and celebrations. Working with our ecosystem partners in academia, biopharma, trade associations, and state government, we support various programs in New Jersey for business development, fundraising, business plan creation, human resources, finance, and accounting.

Custom Training Programs

Our experts offer training and custom programs for individuals and startup teams, academics and technology transfer professionals, entrepreneurs and life science executives, and economic development groups. These programs have ranged from translation of technologies and discoveries into successful bioscience products, to business, licensing, and corporate needs, to capacity building for economic clusters in the US and internationally. We have performed these programs here on campus, and on-site at universities and companies globally, including in Latin America, Europe, and Asia.

We offer support in the following areas related to life science entrepreneurship:

Technology Transfer & Licensing
Team Building & Company Formation
Business Development & Licensing
Grant Writing & Fundraising
Commercialization & Partnering
Innovation through Collaboration

Supporting startups and entrepreneurs that drive innovation in the life sciences