The Lundquist Institute (formerly LA Biomedical Institute) is an independent, non-profit research institute with over 110 investigators, 600 scientists, trainees, and technicians as well as administrative staff associated with UCLA. In the 67 years since its founding, The Lundquist Institute has made seminal contributions to Science and Medicine, including the modern serum cholesterol test, the creation and implementation of a training system for paramedics, and the development of enzyme replacement therapy for lysosomal storage diseases. The Lundquist Institute intellectual property has enabled the formation of 10 spin-off companies over the last 9 years. Its ecosystem for innovation occupies 11.5 acres on the Harbor-UCLA campus in Torrance, CA. The newly completed research tower adds 80,000 square feet of state-of-the-art laboratory, office, and public space to our scientific infrastructure.