LSGPA Funding: Investing in Healthcare Technology to Improve Human Life and Health
The Life Sciences Greenhouse of Central Pennsylvania provides early stage funding of up to $2 million – in the form of convertible debt or equity financing to viable life sciences companies that have significant potential for commercial growth.
The goals of the LSGPA Fund is to:
- Accelerate development of technologies or commercially advance sponsored research.
- Develop promising life sciences companies into stronger businesses capable of attracting follow\-on funding.
- Grow the economy of Central Pennsylvania and create wealth for the region’s residents.
We encourage start-up companies to apply – whether established or in the formation stage – provided they emphasize the life sciences and have staffing commitments to central Pennsylvania.
LSGPA also supports new and expanding commercial entities through targeted delivery of business development services.
How We Work
LSGPA is particularly interested in commercialization of health care solution technologies related to drug discovery and drug development, biomedical devices, and equipment or tools to enhance scientific research. However, a wide array of life sciences businesses will be considered. To get started, please complete our brief questionnaire. For more information, please Contact Us or call 717-635-2100.
About the Funding Process
Applications are first evaluated for fit and commercial potential. Businesses that pass this initial screening process will usually be invited to make a presentation to LSGPA staff.