Co-working, office and lab space in downtown Buffalo

Located on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus
701 Ellicott St, Buffalo NY

University at Buffalo incubators offer affordable, flexible spaces, programs and support for technology-based startups. At the newly renovated Incubator @ CBLS, entrepreneurs make meaningful connections that help them transform scientific and technological adventures into profitable ventures.

Aerial image of the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, including UB’s Medical School Building, home of the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and the Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences, are photographed with a drone in September 2021. Photographer: Douglas Levere.

Services & Amenities

Affordable Membership and Rental Rates – locate with like-minded entrepreneurs

Flexible Space Options and Terms – start with co-working space and grow into offices or labs as needed

Office Furnishings – most spaces furnished, you may provide additional pieces as needed

Access to Programs, Events & Support Services – get your product or service to market faster 

Access to Expertise & Student Talent from UB and Innovation Hub Partners

Access to Conference Rooms & Event Space – AV equipped

Access to Secure Mailbox, Wifi, Print & Copy Services – additional fees may apply

Tenant Services – includes custodial services, reception services (including package and mail handling) and loading dock access

Common Kitchenette with coffee, tea and healthy snacks


Health & Wellness Programs for you and your team

24/7 Secured Access

Tax-Free Option – designated START-UP NY and WIN (WNY Incubator Network) sites, separate application required

Lab Access Includes:

BSL2 Space

Lab Amenities

Inclusive of compressed air, natural gas, lab grade water, vacuum and emergency generator backup

Chemical Hazardous Waste Disposal

Autoclaves and Washers

Wet/Dry Ice

Walk-In Cold Room

Liquid Nitrogen

Need labs for your R&D projects? UB also offers labs, facilities and specialized equipment for product analysis, testing and prototyping. 

For Additional Fees:

Ultra-Low Freezers

Millipore Water System

Shared Instruments

ISO 7 Certified Multidisciplinary Positive Pressure Clean Room (daily fee)

Omics Core Services

Are you a current tenant? Pay rent, book conference rooms, and connect with incubator resources here:

Additional resources for startup growth

Core Services.

Ground-breaking life sciences discovery needs the brightest minds and an extra set of hands to drive timely R&D. We house some of the finest technology and cutting-edge facilities for genomics, proteomics and supercomputing in the region. Scientists have leveraged our world-class assets for decades.


Start, expand, or relocate your business in New York State and you, your employees and company could pay no state taxes for 10 years through START-UP NY.

Make immediate business impact by attracting top talent from our pool of more than 30,000 smart, diverse and driven students.