Programs and Services
BioStrategy Partners develops and offers programs and services to foster industry-academic collaboration, aid technology development and commercialization, and contribute to the ongoing education of faculty and graduate students about the commercialization and technology transfer processes.
Utilizing high level technical and business feasibility, Germinator increases the life sciences industry awareness of potentially interesting academic technologies and facilitates industry-academic collaborations to de-risk technologies of interest to pharmaceutical and biotech companies. For medical device innovations, a functional prototype may be developed, in cooperation with member institutions, that can attract the attention of investors, entrepreneurs, and strategic partners. Germinator collaborates with Fujirebio, GlaxoSmithKline and Janssen Research & Development, LLC.
Practical Knowledge Series (PKS)Practical Knowledge Series is a monthly forum for bringing content-area experts together with members of the academic, technology transfer, and entrepreneurial communities to share information, experience and insights on topics related to commercialization of life sciences technologies. It is hosted virtually, or at a member institution with remote tie-in to partnering sites. Sponsorship of the PKS includes MVM Associates, University Place Associates, Silverstein Properties and Cantor Fitzgerald.
View the library of recorded PKS sessions on the BioStrategy Partners' YouTube channel.
KIZ Tax Credits
A Keystone Innovation Zone (KIZ) is a state designated zone designed to foster innovation and create entrepreneurial opportunities in communities which host institutions of higher education. The BioLaunch611+ Keystone Innovation Zone (KIZ) is a BioStrategy Partners program that administers the KIZ Tax Credit Program.
Knowledge-based companies operating in the BioLaunch611+ KIZ territory may be eligible for up to $100,000 of KIZ Tax Credits, which can be used to offset PA tax liability or sold for cash to grow your business.