Where science meets business, and where you are in good hands.

The Augusta University Life Sciences Business Development Center (LSBDC), located next to the Office of Innovation Commercialization, is a biobusiness incubator designed with a full spectrum of amenities that faculty, staff and student researchers require to commercialize technologies that can change lives. Augusta University entrepreneurs, in newly spun-out companies, can build a Georgia-based enterprise.

The LSBDC, located on the university’s Health Sciences Campus in Augusta, Georgia, has over 13,000 square feet of space that can accommodate up to five entrepreneurial businesses in life sciences. Key scientific equipment is included, such as laminar flow hoods, incubators, refrigerators, freezers, centrifuges, waterbaths, etc.

A company suite includes:

  • Large wet lab, including benches, sinks, desks, tables, chairs, storage shelves and file cabinets
  • A dedicated tissue-culture room
  • Two offices with phone and Internet service


Incubator shared items include:

  • Darkroom
  • Ample conference rooms with teleconference capabilities
  • Break/Lunch room
  • Storage space
  • Mail/copy/fax room
  • Autoclave room
  • Access to core labs and other resources on campus
  • Parking availability
  • Environmental health and safety services
  • Clinical-trials coordination
  • Access to statewide resources for entrepreneurs and biomedical researchers
  • Information about matching grants for those who team with a faculty member to work in translational research