Our initial network of companies span life science tools, medical devices, synthetic biology, the microbiome, and therapeutics verticals. Our scientist-founders are working at the cutting edge of innovation and come from the world’s leading research institutions and companies. Together, our founders and companies create an ecosystem to share ideas, best practices, and resources. In turn, we remain partners throughout the entire journey from inception to scale up and growth.
Healthcare & life science industries
University/research laboratory spinouts
Meet Our Companies
Cell Engineering & Synthetic Biology
A novel gene delivery technology platform, Celleto ™ , to transform the engineering of
Brynley Lee, MPA
Masaru Rao, PhD
Pioneering approaches for building entirely synthetic genomes and for reprogramming the genetic code.
Jason Chin, PhD
Enabling genetic medicine through
Gaurav Sahay, PhD
A genetic medicine platform, Gene Coding ™ to develop durable, broadly applicable genetic medicines.
Ray Tabibiazar, MD
Joseph Higgins, PhD
Scaled Cell Solutions
Developing a vein-to-vein autologous cell therapy manufacturing system.
Joe Heanue, PhD
Greg Kovacs, MD, PhD
Gene Napolitano, PhD
Bioinspired skin healing through targeted immunomodulation
Prashant Grinath, PhD
Howard Levine, PhD
Tom Biancardi, MBA
Small molecule-based protein degraders for chronic inflammatory diseases
Rajiv Mahadevan, MBA
Life Science Tools & Diagnostics
Developing the next generation of RNA tools to enable new medical treatments and diagnostic assays.
Gudrun Stengel, PhD
Byron Purse PhD
Lysis-free exosome-based cancer liquid biopsy targeting RNA biomarkers.
Hao Yan, PhD
Nanovial platform that rapidly compartmentalizes millions of cells to measure the secretome and other single-cell -omics.
Joe De Rutte, PhD
Dino Di Carlo PhD
Accelerating cellular genomics and molecular technology for genomics, biomedical discovery and DNA data storage.
Hanlee Ji, MD
An exosome fitration total isolation chip for downstream analysis.
Utkan Demirci, PhD
Smart media that facilitates the culturing of microbes and cells.
Marvin Whiteley, PhD
A highly scalable benchtop DNA synthesis platform.
Mary Noe, PhD
MedTech & Digital Health
All-in-one Electrocautery surgical tools with continuous smoke evacuation and on-demand fluid suction.
Heung Kim MD
Alex Yang MD MBA
Simple, self-directed and individualized relief from chronic pain, as an alternative to opioid medications.
David Goodman MD
Joe Heanue, PhD
Drug-eluting nerve wraps and conduits for peripheral nerve repair.
Jay Agarwal MD
Himanshu Sant, PhD
Jill Shea, PhD
Microbiology & Microbiome
Nasal delivery of live biotherapeutics to treat upper respiratory tract conditions and prevent infections
David Harburger, PhD, JD
Prashant Girinath, PhD, JD
Cindy Liu MD, PhD, MPH