About Life Sciences Pennsylvania

Life Sciences Pennsylvania (LSPA) is the statewide trade association for the commonwealth’s life sciences industry. Founded in 1989, LSPA works to ensure Pennsylvania has a business and public policy climate that makes the commonwealth the most attractive location to open and operate a life sciences company.

LSPA represents biotechnology, medical device, diagnostic, pharmaceutical, research, and investment entities, along with myriad service providers who support the industry.  Together, we unify Pennsylvania’s innovators to make the Commonwealth a global life sciences leader.

Upcoming Life Sciences PA Events


15jun9:00 am10:30 amPhase to Phase: The Guide to Drug Development

22jun9:00 am10:30 amLegal Answers Workshop - Edition 5

30jun8:30 am9:30 amMaking the Most of Your Membership


12jul8:30 am10:00 amMaking the Most of Your Membership


09aug8:30 am10:00 amOpen House @LSPA

10aug9:00 am10:30 amFinance Operations Series - Edition 1

22aug6:00 pm10:00 pmLSPA Day at the Park


27sepAll Day28Life Sciences Future


15nov8:30 am10:00 amOpen House @LSPA

30nov8:30 am3:30 pmBioBriefing


22may3:00 pm6:00 pm2024 Annual Tailgate

Representing Pennsylvania’s Entire Life Sciences Industry

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Life Sciences Pennsylvania focuses on just that – the vast network of life sciences institutions and related industries that call Pennsylvania home.  The makeup of LSPA is as diverse as the life changing technologies being developed in the innovative labs and development facilities across the state – but includes academic research institutions, biotechnology, pharmaceutical, medical device and diagnostic, digital health, patient advocacy groups and so much more.