The company, established in 2008, was one of several new HIP members GLI introduced in a State of Entrepreneurship breakfast March 31.

The University of Louisville Foundation started Nucleus to integrate UofL resources, including those in life sciences, with those of the region to transform Louisville into a major life science research hub.

Toward this end, Nucleus provides business management and consulting services to support entrepreneurs engaged in life sciences and it helps promote business partnerships that position life sciences discoveries for successful commercialization.

We are very proud to be named a member of the High Impact Portfolio, said Vickie Yates Brown, Nucleus president and CEO. Nucleus is positioned to become the center of leading national life sciences research parks, and today’s honor is a testament to our growth. We are fortunate to be included among this group of fast-growing Louisville-based companies.

Membership in the High Impact Portfolio brings a comprehensive and confidential company evaluation; programming to foster growth and education; networking and peer relationship building; and public recognition opportunities as is best suited for each company.