Formed in 1987, BioServe Space Technologies is a Research Partnership Center that works closely with NASA and the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) to use space for valuable life science applications that benefit humanity. The center has designed and flown over 100 different payloads on more than 50 space missions including the Space Shuttle, International Space Station, Mir Space Station, Soyuz, Progress, HTV, and SpaceX Dragon.

In addition to developing payload hardware, the center works to build partnerships between industry, academia, and government to develop new products that support NASA in its mission and provide tangible benefits to the general public.