• Photo of the Pennovation Center in twilight

    Penn Today marks the anniversary of Pennovation Works, the University’s business incubator and laboratory space, with a look at the evolution of the site, its research and commercialization achievements, and a glimpse into the future. Read more.

  • photo of anish kumar and description of his webinar

    Managing Director Anish Kumar talks about the resources available on site for startups and researchers. Read a recap and listen to the webinar here.

  • Company Showcase

    Five companies from the Pennovation ecosystem shared their startup stories  at The Power of Pennovation Works: Company Showcase. Read a recap and listen to the program here

  • Image of panel speakers with titles for The Power of Pennovation Works: Research and Development

    The Power of Pennovation Works: Research and Development panel discussion featured innovators sharing how the campus supports R&D. Read a recap and listen to the full discussion here.

  • InnaMed staff

    Innamed, the Philadelphia-based developer of the HomeLab device, is growing its business into the Pennovation Lab.  Read more about their expansion

  • Interius team outdoor group photo

    Interius BioTherapeutics has signed a 17,743 SF lease at the Pennovation Lab, for their work advancing cell and gene therapy research. Read the press release.

  • pennovation lab promotional with text

    Pennovation Lab now open for leasing. Customizable wet or dry lab or office space available. Learn how your company can join the Pennovation community.

  • Photos of Mentors in Residence at Pennovation

    The Mentor-in-Residence Program at the Pennovation Center pairs startup companies with accomplished entrepreneurs and industry leaders who serve as informal advisors

What's in The Works?

The Pennovation Works is a distinctive blend of offices, labs, and production space developed by The University of Pennsylvania to link the intellectual and entrepreneurial initiatives necessary for advancing knowledge and generating economic development. 

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Aerial view of Pennovation Works site

“The community at The Pennovation Works will translate new ideas and research into products, into ventures, into services that will change the world. Innovation will be the key.”

Amy Gutmann Penn President

Pennovation at The Center

Officially opened in September 2016, The Pennovation Center is a 58,000sf business incubator and laboratory that aligns and integrates researchers, innovators, and entrepreneurs for the commercialization of research discoveries.

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Conceptual rendering of 3rd floor

3rd Floor – Penn Engineering Research & Collaboration Hub (PERCH)