About Us


SamplesLaunch MI Lab provides affordable wet-lab and bench space, state-of-the-art equipment, professional analytical services, and scientific and business expertise for biosciences companies of all sizes, including early stage entrepreneurs. Housed in the Southwest Michigan Innovation Center, Launch MI Lab can accelerate the work and reduce the costs of life sciences businesses.


Launch MI Lab strives to set the national standard for laboratory support and analytical services for new and existing life sciences organizations and entrepreneurs. We seek to become the premier core laboratory in quality, expertise, service and cost effectiveness.

“Every great dream begins with a dreamer” – Harriet Tubman

Life sciences dreamers—the people who chase new treatments, new cures and new processes—can turn their ideas into reality at Launch MI Lab.

Launch MI Lab History

SMIC ExteriorBased in Kalamazoo and the heart of Michigan’s life sciences region, Launch MI Lab and the Southwest Michigan Innovation Center share a rich history of innovation. Clients, advisors and staff bring decades of bioscience and business experience. We are located in the Business Technology & Research Park at Western Michigan University.

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