LifeHub Boston is a new innovation space that invites you to connect and co-create with the brightest minds in Bayer and Boston.

We convene diverse communities and creative thought leaders—from architects to technology experts to scientists—to explore solutions to complex challenges in the fields of health and nutrition.

Looking for opportunities to unleash new ideas and collaborate with a diverse range of experts, thought leaders, students, industries, and institutions? Are you eager to discover new perspectives from Boston's unique innovation ecosystem? Are you excited to test and prototype cutting-edge ideas in a creative environment?

Grasp your opportunity to be a part of LifeHub Boston. Together, we can create better lives for humans, animals, and plants.

Future of Farming

Current Topic

The Future of Farming

In 2017 and 2018, we are focusing on the intersection of agriculture and emerging technologies. How might we use our growing understanding of AI and genomics to generate ideas to improve food supply, promote health and wellbeing, and better understand the needs of our growing population?

Our Programs

Plugging into the Brightest

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Co-Creation Sprints

Co-Creation
Sprints

A two-to-five-day cross-disciplinary challenge that pairs Bayer experts with one of the smartest communities in the world to work on creative solutions to global challenges.

Soul sessions

Soul
Sessions

Twice a month, Bayer employees dedicate a few hours to one-on-one mentorship with community members on a wide range of topics.

LifeHub Meetup

Community Gatherings

A casual platform to engage with the Boston community on exciting and ambitious topics in the field of life sciences.

Current Happenings

The Challenge

Pitch Event

Bayer Boston Protein Production Challenge

Have a solution to provide specialized hosts for production of challenging proteins? Looking for a collaboration partner for your project? Why not come to the Hub to pitch your ideas? The winner will be awarded a cash prize of up to $50,000. Read the challenge details and apply today.

November,  7th

9:30am ‐ 1:30pm

Apply Here

The application
deadline is October 26th

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PODCAST

Introducing our new podcast - "Plugging In"

We invite you to listen to our new podcast - "Plugging In" by the Bayer LifeHub Network. Here, we talk about engaging innovation topics in the field of life sciences in a delightful and interactive way. Find us in iTunes and Soundcloud and share this exciting news with friends and family. Together, we Plug In to a better LIFE.

PAST EVENTS

Take a look at our first Co-Creation Sprint at the LifeHub in September of 2017.

Check out our LifeHub Community Gathering from July – Science Evening with a hint of Japan

Past Events

Behind the scenes: a glimpse into our space and some recent events.

Teams prototyping during "Hacking Farming," a Co-Creation Sprint at the LifeHub.

Teams brainstorming ideas during “Don’t let the bed bugs bite!” Co-Creation Sprint at the LifeHub.

Science Evening Community Gathering with a hint of Japanese food, drink, and culture.

Guests from Bayer Germany lead a discussion on the future of the lab.

Teaching a machine to recognize our faces during Tech Trends Workshop, November 2017

Team Credible Colonels, the winners of Hacking Farming Co-Creation Sprint in September 2017.

Special guest Peter Orr, owner of Fort Hill Farms, talks ag tech and big data at a LifeHub meetup.

Guest Matt Brown discusses the power of Design Fiction and creativity at our first LifeHub meetup.

LifeHub Meetups are casual, bi-monthly social gatherings that celebrate the weird, the heady, and the inspiring in science-related topics.

We located between MIT and Harvard University, an area that has been called "the most innovative square mile on earth."

Opening the Blackbox of Data Science - Meetup event hosted in the LifeHub.

Hacking farming co-creation sprint
Teams brainstorming ideas during “Don’t let the bed bugs bite!” Co-Creation Sprint at the LifeHub.
Science Evening Community Gathering with a hint of Japanese food, drink, and culture.
Hacking farming Bayer Germany guests
Facial recognition
Team Credible Colonels Peter Orr
Peter Orr Fort Hill Farms
Lifehub Guest Matt Brown
Lifehub Meetup
Lifehub location Cambridge, MA
Data Science Meetup
Teams prototyping during "Hacking Farming," a Co-Creation Sprint at the LifeHub.
Teams brainstorming ideas during “Don’t let the bed bugs bite!” Co-Creation Sprint at the LifeHub.
Science Evening Community Gathering with a hint of Japanese food, drink, and culture.
Guests from Bayer Germany lead a discussion on the future of the lab.
Teaching a machine to recognize our faces during Tech Trends Workshop, November 2017
Team Credible Colonels, the winners of Hacking Farming Co-Creation Sprint in September 2017.
Special guest Peter Orr, owner of Fort Hill Farms, talks ag tech and big data at a LifeHub meetup.
Guest Matt Brown discusses the power of Design Fiction and creativity at our first LifeHub meetup.
LifeHub Meetups are casual, bi-monthly social gatherings that celebrate the weird, the heady, and the inspiring in science-related topics.
We located between MIT and Harvard University, an area that has been called "the most innovative square mile on earth."
Opening the Blackbox of Data Science - Meetup event hosted in the LifeHub.
Join our LifeHub Team

Want to Join our Team?

We support like-minded individuals and institutions through events and community at the Hub. If you are in the fields of digital health, robotics, agriculture, or pharma, and wanting to work with an inspiring team, please get in touch.

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One on one mentorship program

Soul Sessions One-on-One Mentorship Program

Twice a month, Bayer employees dedicate a few hours to one-on-one mentorship with the community. Dig into the brain of a LifeHub resident, and get one-on-one guidance and real-world perspective about your work or passions. And it's free. Sign up for our newsletter below to be notified about upcoming sessions.