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. Our membership is comprised of organizations statewide, representing the entire ecosystem of the life sciences: research institutions, biotechnology, medical device, diagnostic, pharmaceutical, and investment entities, along with service providers who support the industry. Together, we unify Pennsylvania’s innovators to make the Commonwealth a global life sciences leader.
Join more than 900 organizations in the membership and create lasting partnerships at our more than 40 events each year. Receive increased visibility in the LSPA member directory and connect with other members in the Life Sciences Center – your member clubhouse.
Life Sciences PA is the voice of the life sciences industry in Harrisburg and Washington, D.C. Play a key role in shaping our public policy agenda each year by keeping us informed of the impact state and federal legislation have on your organization
Receive real-time updates from the Association on advocacy activity at the federal and state level, opportunities for networking and partnership at events, and the latest industry news.
Life Sciences Pennsylvania members can take advantage of cost savings through the S.A.V.E Program, our group purchasing network of preferred service providers where our members saved more than $25.7 million in 2022.
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Life Sciences Pennsylvania offers more than forty events throughout the year – for LSPA Members and non-members. Network with other life sciences professionals at in-person conferences and networking receptions, or receive actionable tips on the best ways to run your business through educational programming
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Life Sciences Pennsylvania was founded in 1989 by a biotech scientist at Penn State University. Today it has grown to represent the entire life sciences industry – medical device companies, pharmaceutical companies, investment organizations, research institutions, and myriad service industries that support the life sciences in Pennsylvania.