about QB3

QB3 is the University of California’s hub for innovation and entrepreneurship in the life sciences. The institute supports UC researchers and empowers Bay Area entrepreneurs to launch startup companies and partner with industry. With five incubators, two seed-stage venture capital firms, and a special initiative in medical devices — the Rosenman Institute — QB3 helps bio-entrepreneurs create high-value jobs and brings more than $750 million into the Bay Area each year.


california bioeconomy

We were founded with the mission of growing the life science economy in the State of California.

public service

We serve entrepreneurs from the University of California and the wider life science community.

Lower barriers

Our goal is to make it as easy as possible for life science entrepreneurs to commercialize discovery & invention.