MBI is the longest-running life sciences incubator in the Commonwealth. We help emerging life sciences companies advance from concept to clinical trials, create jobs, and promote economic development.


We help emerging life sciences companies advance from concept to clinical trials so they can bring lifesaving products to patients


Since 2000, MBI has incubated over 175 companies that have created over 1,025 jobs and raised over $1 billion

Cluster Building

We support economic and workforce development to create a sustainable ecosystem in Massachusetts

Success Stories

TransCode Therapeutics

A platform delivery company focusing on oncology, TransCode launched clinical trials while at MBI. The team closed a $30M IPO event while at our incubator and announced an additional $7M IPO shortly after graduating in 2022.


iVexSol, whose mission is to improve patients' lives by developing transformative vector production technologies, graduated from MBI in 2022 with 20+ employees and has raised $40M to date.


A veterinary therapeutics company focused on biopharmaceuticals that bring the best of human biotechnology to animal health, Invetx graduated from MBI in 2022 and has raised over $80M+.


Graduate company success rate


Successful MBI Graduate Companies


Total jobs created


Cumulative economic impact

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featured news

Industry advocates seek to turn Central Mass. into a leader in bioindustrial engineering

Published in: Worcester Business Journal
October 30, 2023 / Media Coverage

There are different pathways to commercialization in bioindustrial manufacturing than biopharmaceuticals, said Ben Linville-Engler of MassTech, but the industry can leverage the talent and infrastructure between the two.


MBI Announces 2023 Challenge Grant Recipients

October 20, 2023 / Press Release

MBI's Challenge Grants program aims to increase the diversity of the life sciences workforce


latest updates

ISPE Event at MBI: Strategy and Innovation used for Building a Regional Biomanufacturing Cluster

November 16, 2023 / Event

The International Society of Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE) will be hosting a networking and educational event at MBI on November 16, 2023


MBI Hosts Biannual Biomanufacturing Workforce Initiative Meeting

November 8, 2023 / Blog

The BWI was born from a need for a translator to start a conversation about building up the workforce between industry and academia.