Temasek Life Sciences Accelerator

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About Us

About Us

Temasek Life Sciences Accelerator (TLA), a joint venture between Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory and Vertex Venture Holdings, is a company that incubates, nurtures and grows life sciences innovations into promising early stage companies within its go-to life sciences incubator.

The Hatchery, fully developed and supported by TLA, is Singapore’s leading incubator dedicated to bringing innovative ideas in the areas of Agri-Food Technology, Industrial & Synthetic Biology, as well as Human & Veterinary Sciences to the market.

TLA is a licensed fund manager and manages The Lifesciences Innovation Fund (TLIF). As your idea becomes mature and investment-ready, TLA has the capacity to make seed and series A investment into your company.

Incubator Program

At Temasek Life Sciences Accelerator (TLA), we aim to become the foremost “Go-To” incubator for life sciences in Singapore. To achieve our mission, we offer an attractive incubator support program to early stage companies in Singapore by providing timely and relevant market research, combined with business networking expertise to incubatees.

TLA’s distinctive differentiation for its incubation program lies in its unique sectoral focus in Agri-Food Technology, Industrial & Synthetic Biology as well as Human & Veterinary Sciences.

Agri-Food Tech

Agri-Food Technology

Developing innovative solutions to improve overall productivity for food tech, enhanced urban agri and aquaculture operations.

Industrial & Synthetic Biology

Industrial & Synthetic Biology

The global market for industrial biotechnology is enormous and innovation is key for economic growth and value creation.

Human & Veterinary Sciences

Human & Veterinary Sciences

Bringing together the know-how in vaccine, diagnostics and therapeutics to help Singapore prepare for its ageing population and potential diseases outbreak.

The Hatchery Program

Temasek Lifesciences Accelerator (TLA) welcomes new business ideas that complement our focus areas.

Join Us

TLA is constantly on the lookout for experienced, results-oriented and highly-driven individuals in the following areas:

  1. Investment
  2. Technology commercialization
  3. Marketing communications
  4. Finance
  5. Entrepreneurship

If you are focused and committed to making a difference, we welcome you to join us.

Manager (Business Development/Marketing/Investment)

Candidates will be expected to manage the execution of business and marketing activities of Temasek Life Sciences Accelerator (TLA) and its associated companies, including companies incubating under TLA’s incubator program. The role also involves managing the corporate communications and investment activities of TLA.
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Locate Us

Temasek Lifesciences Accelerator Pte Ltd

1 Research Link, NUS, Singapore 117604