Innosphere Ventures Regional Life Sciences Incubator:
A Launchpad for Pioneering Startups

Innosphere Ventures’ Regional Life Sciences Incubator offers an unprecedented opportunity for startups to catapult their innovative life science concepts into market-ready solutions. Positioned at the heart of the Mountain Plains region’s thriving research environment, our incubator program is a nexus for startups looking to lead in global health advancements and sustainability.

To accelerate the commercialization of university-developed life science technologies, foster a diverse and inclusive innovation ecosystem, stimulate regional economic growth, and contribute to global health and sustainability solutions.

We invite you to be part of a transformative journey that promises to not only elevate your startup but also contribute meaningfully to our collective future. Join Innosphere Ventures’ Regional Life Sciences Incubator and turn your startup into a force of innovation and a beacon of success in the life sciences industry.

Why Join us?

Proven Success: Innosphere’s incubation program accelerates the success of high-impact startup companies. The program focuses on ensuring companies are investor-ready, connecting entrepreneurs with experienced advisors and early hires, making introductions to corporate partners, exit planning, and accelerating top line revenue growth.

Tailored Support: Benefit from a nine-month, intensive program that offers targeted access to funding, mentorship, and an investor network curated to escalate your startup’s growth trajectory.

Day 1 Expert Mentorship: Companies in the program are supported by a dedicated client success director that rolls up their sleeves to work hands-on with company founders and CEOs on business milestones.

Network of Excellence: We have a powerhouse network that spans 6 states and includes 9 R1 Universities and 3 State Bioscience Associations. This means the life science networking and development reach of this Incubator will be one of the strongest in the nation.

Accountable to Performance: We are operating under a United States Economic Development Administration Build to Scale Grant aimed at creating breakthrough results and outcomes. We are accountable to participating company performance. This is an impact-oriented program.

No Equity Requirement: Innosphere does not take equity in companies, as we are fee-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

No Application Fee: There is no fee for submitting your application to join the Incubator. If your company is accepted for the 9-month program, the participation fee is $20,000. If your company is affiliated with one of our nine program partner universities, please reach out to your university’s Technology Transfer Office (TTO) for additional guidance.

We envision the Mountain Plains region as a global epicenter for life sciences innovation. Our mission is to fast-track the commercialization of life science products, fostering collaboration and sparking breakthrough innovations that will redefine healthcare and sustainability.

Your Path to Growth:

  • Foundation Phase: Solidify your business framework with a robust curriculum designed to crystallize your commercialization path.
  • Acceleration Phase: Gain momentum through industry-specific training and strategic milestone achievement.
  • Momentum and Exposure Phase: Showcase your venture at a grand culmination event, opening doors to investors and industry partners.


Ready to apply? Want to learn more? Download our Life Sciences Program Executive summary below.



Benefits of Participation:

  • Strategic Partnerships: Align with industry leaders and research institutions that will sharpen your competitive edge.
  • Commercialization Expertise: Leverage our track record to navigate the commercial landscape with confidence.
  • Community and Culture: Immerse yourself in a culture of innovation that celebrates and nurtures diverse perspectives.

Who should apply? Medical Device Technology, Health Technology, Digital Health, Advanced Material Science, Veterinary Translational Medicine, Diagnostics and BioPharma (We may add AgTech as a call out category)

The comprehensive program offers participants access to: Innosphere’s 9 month long program leading incubation program for entrepreneurs, which includes personalized support from a dedicated Client Director, who brings an outstanding track record of startup and new product success.

The immediate what you get:

  • A comprehensive incubation program that kicks off with a cohort-based model
  • Nine full months of support
  • A dedicated Innosphere Ventures Client Director

Why trust this comprehensive life sciences incubation program?

  • Collaboration – The combined experience and expertise of three Colorado organizations with a deep track record of driving and supporting startup success in life sciences and advanced industries.
  • Customization – Designed support to deliver encouragement, inspiration, and motivation to drive the achievement of your critical milestones.
  • Community – Committed relationships providing mutual benefit, an open exchange of ideas, peer support, and a powerful network of startup founders.

What founders and companies get support on:

  • Creating relevant strategies specific for successful life sciences product commercialization.
  • Understanding key business principles and processes.
  • Developing a strong investor pitch and deck.
  • Defining a clear development timeline.
  • Refining communications strategy.
  • Enhancing and communicating the company’s business model.
  • Building a deep network of life sciences leaders.
  • Connecting companies to corporate partners, investors, and advisors.
  • Gaining visibility and investor recognition.

What you’ll get through Innosphere’s cohort sessions:

  • Life sciences-specialized content.
  • One-on-one support in a cohort setting.
  • Valuable skills on how to build a successful enterprise.
  • A proven framework for building your business.
  • A dedicated client manager who will work right next to you as you tackle all business aspects of commercializing your product.