• Chip Diagnostics receives the JPOD @ Philadelphia QuickFire Challenge. The Penn-founded startup will receive $30K in grant funding.

  • Interested in office, lab, or coworking desk space within a vibrant research and entrepreneurial ecosystem? Pennovation Works may be the place for you, your start-up, or corporate innovation initiatives. 

  • Pennovation Works has emerged as a sought-after hub for innovation and industry. Discover how in the 2018 Year in Review

  • Johnson & Johnson Innovation has launched JPOD @ Philadelphia, located at Pennovation Works, to accelerate healthcare innovation and commercialization in the region.

  • The Penn Vet Working Dog Center trains dogs to search and rescue, sniff out indicators of disease, and detect bioterrorism threats.

  • The Penn Engineering Research and Collaboration Hub will pursue fundamental research on robotics, embedded systems, and the ‘Internet of Things’.

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