StartX Med Labs Cooperative, Inc.

About Us

The StartX Med Labs Cooperative, Inc. is dedicated to empowering entrepreneurial scientists to build successful companies. Given the right environment, entrepreneurs like you can change the world. Our job is to give you the right environment. We are dedicated to helping you reduce the time and money you need to prove-out your technology, build your team, find experts, and attract capital.

We offer medtech and biotech companies a shared laboratory environment, the first to launch near the Stanford campus and Stanford Medical Center (2627 Hanover St., Palo Alto). Startups share 2,000 square feet of wet lab space. Benches are available from five to thirteen linear feet. (Contact Us)

StartX Med Labs Cooperative, Inc. Core Facilities

-20° and -80° Freezers


4 Fume Hoods

Ice Machine

MilliQ DI Water


4° Refrigerator



CO2 Incubators

Light microscopes

Tissue Culture Hood


Analytical Balances

Gel Imaging System

Microplate Reader

Bacterial Oven and Shaker

Prototyping / 3D printing room

StartX Med Labs Cooperative in the News

  • 06/09/16 - TechCrunch, Liquid biopsy startup Freenome lands $5.5 million led by Andreessen Horowitz
  • 05/18/16 - Xconomy, Agenovir Gets $10.6M To Take on Viral Infections With CRISPR
  • 04/13/16 - Genome Web, Roche Acquires CAPP Medical for ctDNA Cancer Screening, Monitoring Technology
  • 12/17/15 - Nature, Antheia's Christina Smolke has been featured as a Person of the Year 2015 by Nature
  • Interested in joining us?

    Space at the StartX Med Labs Cooperative is available for rent! Priority will be given to StartX companies in the community. If you're interested in joining, please contact ( for pricing information and application next steps.

    Move-in Timeline

    After your application to StartX Med Labs Cooperative has been approved, our office manager will email you the necessary move-in paperwork. Onboarding paperwork takes roughly 3 weeks to process, so we ask that new members please submit all paperwork AT LEAST 3 WEEKS BEFORE the expected move-in date. From start to finish, the application and onboarding process for the lab will take roughly 1 month.