Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI)
LA Cleantech Incubator
LA Cleantech Incubator (or “LACI”) is the City of Los Angeles’s official cleantech business incubator established to accelerate the commercialization of clean technology and job creation in the Los Angeles region.
Founded in 2011, LACI was created by the Los Angeles Cleantech Alliance, a collaboration between public and private stakeholders, including the LA Mayor’s Office, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, Community Redevelopment Agency for Los Angeles, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, UCLA, USC, CalTech, and Arts Center College of Design. LACI and has a staff of entrepreneurs, market specialists, and researchers combined with its 60+ mentor/advisor network provide expert advice on a full range of issues facing early to growth stage companies.
LACI is headquartered in the La Kretz Innovation Campus, a 2016-opened cleantech center for cleantech innovation and commercialization located in in Downtown LA’s Arts District. The 3.2-acre campus includes a 61,000 square-foot warehouse that hosts a variety of cleantech companies and municipal bodies, as well as a research and development facility and a work force training center.
Learn more about LACI and La Kretz Innovation Campus here.