• 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 Accelerator

    The Pennovation Accelerator Eco-Impact cohort culminated the six-week business development program with a virtual Pitch Day.

  • Photo of Strella innovators in Pennovation Lab

    Strella Biotechnology grows into the new scientifically advanced Pennovation Lab with expanded custom-designed lab space

  • Photo of rescue dog and handler at Ground Zero

    The Penn Vet Working Dogs Center launches a tribute video for 20th Anniversary of 9/11. 

  • 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

  • Image of Dr. Henry Daniell and a plant at the Penn Dental greenhouse

    The recently launched Penn Center for Innovation and Precision Dentistry awarded the first IDEA Prize to Dr. Henry Daniell and his collaborator, Dr. Daeyeon Lee

  • Cocoa Press 3D printed chocolate

    Cocoa Press, creators of a 3D chocolate printer that produces custom chocolate creations, is breaking the mold in the industry and growing with the sales launch of their printer

  • Bird hovering above a nest

    A high-tech aviary at Pennovation Works advances our understanding of animal behavior, neuroscience, and machine learning.

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)