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Our Mission

We inspire, educate and connect emerging scientists and entrepreneurs
to grow and diversify biotech in LA.

 We are an organization run by academics and biotech professionals from all over Los Angeles. We bring academia and the biotech industry together to drive innovation forward.


Since 2014

We’ve organized over 70 events with over 100 speakers, panelists, mentors, and collaborated with over 100 industries and institutions.

Biotech Connection Los Angeles (BCLA) also partners with LA’s Biotechnology & Entrepreneurship industry, such as LabLaunch, CNSI, Biocom, LA Mayor’s office, ScaleLA, LABioscience Hub, LA Biomed, BioLabs, and the Bridge Institute.

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Proud Community Partners Member

Biotech Connection Los Angeles (BCLA) is a project of the 501(c)(3) non-profit Community Partners


Community Partners, a Los Angeles-based nonprofit, offers fiscal sponsorship and a range of other services to help foster, launch, and grow creative solutions to community challenges. For more than 20 years, hundreds of individuals, groups, foundations and other institutions have worked with Community Partners to create new nonprofit projects, establish coalitions, and manage major philanthropic initiatives to benefit the region. BCLA is one of 150-plus social good projects powered by Community Partners’ fiscal sponsorship services. As our fiscal sponsor, Community Partners provides us with the benefits of tax-exempt status, offers expert guidance and a range of back-office services that help keep us focused on our mission.

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