Bringing Innovation to Market.

The Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse (PLSG) is a nationally- recognized economic development, investment, business incubator firm committed to empowering entrepreneurs to build innovative and successful life sciences companies. As western Pennsylvania’s only investment organization with a pure life sciences focus, we combine a deep knowledge of global industry trends, national networks and corporate collaborations to identify and develop worthy investment opportunities. Since the PLSG began operation in 2002, our team has assisted more than 440 life sciences companies in and around Pittsburgh, helping to create or retain over 2,300 direct jobs and affecting over 14,000 indirectly. In total, our initial investments have leveraged over $1.5 billion in additional capital to the region.

 


We All Know What’s in a Number

Since beginning operations in 2002 PLSG has generated:

$1.5B
Over 1.5 Billion Capital to the region and returns to investors
$50M
$50 Million Assets under management
$21M
$21M Direct investment
443
443 Companies worked with, 78 invested 
14,300
14,300 direct and indirect jobs created and affected
134
134 Products commercialized
11
11 exits for $600M
13
13 Execs relocated
55
55 Products with FDA or other clearance 

Where Breakthrough Ideas Realize Full Potential

Proven strategies for companies at every stage:

SEED

A JUST-CONCEIVED OR NEWLY FORMED COMPANY

CORE PRODUCT OR SERVICE ADVICE
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EARLY STAGE

COMPANY WITH CORE MANAGEMENT AND PRODUCT

POSITIVE CASH FLOW
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GROWTH

RECEIVED FINANCING AND GENERATING REVENUE

MARKET, PRODUCT, AND WORKFORCE EXPANSION
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MATURITY

PROFITABLE AND PUSHING FOR ADDITIONAL DEVELOPMENT

NEXT GENERATION AND GLOBAL MARKET SERVICES
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We All Know What’s in a Number

Since beginning operations in 2002 PLSG has generated:

Over
$20M

TOTAL IN COMMITTED INVESTMENTS

SUSTAINABLE GROWTH
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190

INVESTMENTS IN 76 COMPANIES

CAPITAL INVESTMENT PROGRAMS
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Over
$1B

LEVERAGED ADDITIONAL CAPITAL FOR OUR REGION

INDUSTRY COLLABORATION
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$12M

FOR LIFE SCIENCES COMPANIES THROUGH PLSG ACCELERATOR FUND

CAPITAL ACCELERATION
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