• Accelerator pitch day recognition

    The 2020 Pennovation Accelerator wrapped up with an impressive pitch day on July 16th -- learn more about the winners (above) and the program.

  • Pennovation Lab slider advertisement

    Introducing Pennovation Lab, the newest lab and office building to grace Pennovation Works. Coming later in 2020, this building is now leasing. Check it out.

  • drones ready to go on Franklin Field

    Verge Aero lit up the night sky honoring first responders and healthcare heroes; See the show

  • aerial of pennovation works site

    We remain committed to providing support to our innovators on and off the Pennovation Works site -- please see our regularly updated COVID-19 Resources and Opportunities.

  • assorted photos from 2019 at Pennovation

    A look back at the people and ideas that shaped 2019 in this ecosystem of innovation, where ideas go to work.

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)