LabCentral offers a fertile environment in which visionaries can thrive

LabCentral Ignite is the educational and grantmaking arm of LabCentral,Inc., a private, nonprofit organization, with a mission to accelerate the development of life-saving biotechnologies in Massachusetts. LabCentral Ignite supports STEM education, workforce training and entrepreneurship development organizations. Through its grantmaking, LabCentral Ignite will support organizations in building organizational capacity and pursuing programmatic priorities. One key area of interest for LabCentral Ignite is to help socioeconomically disadvantaged, under-served, and/or under-represented individuals and populations gain access into the biotech industry through the following activities:

  • youth programming that provides exposure to careers in the industry,
  • tools and programs that provide pipelines and access to careers in the life sciences,
  • programming to equip entrepreneurs for leadership roles,
  • tools or efforts that build transparency, partnerships and amplification of resources available to support these same efforts