LeanLab is an Innovative Transformation Program from Academia to Venture funded by the Istanbul Development Agency. The program is intended for academicians and Ph.D. candidates with business ideas that have potential for commercialization. LeanLab aims to strengthen academic entrepreneurship through university-government and university-industry collaborations. LeanLap is a practice-focused, unique training program tailored based on a set of criteria and approaches in line with the entrepreneurship ecosystem and university mechanisms in Istanbul.