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Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse

Helping entrepreneurs grow their companies and returning results to our region and investor community, that’s our mission. At the Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse, our domain experienced staff provide the knowledge, connection, and capital needed to navigate a complex healthcare system –  ensuring commercial success.

Navigating the path to commercialization isn’t easy.

Sure, it takes money. But sometimes you’re missing the right management team, the right source to navigate a complex regulatory problem, or solid market research to support your commercialization plan. Our Executives-in-Residents have had successful careers in the Life Sciences and can guide you to success as well.  And our team of Investment Managers can provide information and resources to steer you in the right direction.

The first step towards success is understanding that knowledge is the connection to capital.


You can’t be an expert in everything. You’re an expert on your technology, but in business it’s often the undocumented, experiential expertise that can make the difference. Let us help you navigate the healthcare system and position your technology for competitive and funding success.

  • Opportunity Analysis
  •  Market Research
  • Industry Research
  • IP Analysis
  • Regulatory Strategy
  • Licensing Strategy
  • Reimbursement Strategy
  • Sales Channel Strategy
  • Product Development Plan
  • Clinical Protocol Development
  • Commercialization Plan
  • Exit Strategy


Connections are everything, especially in Life Sciences. Sometimes it’s who you know that can propel you forward. PLSG’s Executives-in-Residents can provide a wealth of personal industry connections and networks. And PLSG’s outreach and networking events bring entrepreneurs, investors and domain experts together.

  • Connection to:
    •  Capital Providers
    • Potential Acquirers
    • Academic Centers of Excellence
    • Country-wide Innovation Sources
    • Virtual Development Networks
    • International Providers (manufacture, clinical studies, etc.)
  • Networking
    • Open Houses
    • B2B Educational Events
    • Incubator Space


Technology is only a piece of the pie. You need to understand how to think like an investor if you want your vision to become reality. We’ll help you understand the financial-side and prepare you for funding success.

  • Pitch Presentations
  • Fundable Business Models
  • Appropriate Corporate Structure/Model
  • Board of Advisors & Board of Directors
  • Capitalization Plan
  • Appropriate Funding Models
    • Undiluted funding grants
    • Seed capital
    • Angel investors
    • VCs

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