LifeX Greenhouse

Supporting the development of a robust life sciences entrepreneurial ecosystem in southwestern PA through community events, direct support of early-stage startups, and fostering talent.

Supporting Life Science Innovators

We support technologies that are poised to transform the future of healthcare by de-risking
time, resources, and investment on their path to commercialization.

We work with early-stage startups or university spinouts committed to commercialization
in any healthcare space including digital health, medical devices, and therapeutics.

Join the Accelerator

A free, 13 week immersive program for early stage ventures commercializing a technology in digital health, medical devices, or therapeutics.

Our curated curriculum, delivered by a broad network of industry experts, will help teams develop investable commercialization plans while navigating through challenges specifically impacting healthcare related startups.

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Get Support for your Startup

We provide a variety of events, services, and resources to help entrepreneurs in our community grow their startups.

Explore opportunities for support through our Workshops, Networking Events, Office Hours, Leadership Forum, and more.

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Contribute to the Community

Success of startups in our region will be accelerated with the support of experienced mentors, skilled talent, corporate partners, investors, and other ecosystem innovators. If you are looking for opportunities to engage and support local life science startups, contact us to discuss the best ways to get involved.
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LifeX Greenhouse Board of Directors

Tim McNulty

Associate Vice President for Government Relations, Carnegie Mellon University

Pamela Lewis

Senior Program Officer, Hillman Family Foundations

Julie Wnek

Chief Financial Officer, RQM+

Bobby Zappala

Program Officer, Richard King Mellon Foundation

John Kuzmishin

President, Rundle Advisors LLC

Jeanne Cunicelli

Executive Vice President, UPMC Enterprises

Rob A. Rutenbar

Senior Vice Chancellor for Research, University of Pittsburgh

Gerald Vardzel

President & CEO, LifeX

Christopher Molineaux

President & CEO, Life Sciences Pennsylvania

Julie Gulick

President and CEO, Bally Design

Michael Hufford

Co-Founder and CEO, LyGenesis