The Home
For Science

The Innovation Space fuels the growth of science-based startups and entrepreneurs through best-in-class labs and customized support

Why Choose the Innovation Space

Gain access to state-of-the-art lab space and scientific equipment

Be a part of a vibrant and supportive community

Get expert startup coaching and personalized support

Connect to resources, partners, and investors

Learn how to scale and grow your company

Man and woman scientists working in Innovation Space lab pod

10 Questions to Ask When Evaluating Lab Space for Your Science Startup

Our Lab Space

When you become a resident of the Innovation Space, you gain access to the most state-of-the-art laboratory spaces and equipment offerings for life science, clean tech, and advanced materials companies in the Mid-Atlantic region. Our clients receive competitive pricing, access to highly sought-after coaches and mentors, and an open invitation to our curated selection of events, programming, and investor opportunities.

Funding and Programs

Science startup founder received First Fund Investment

The First Fund™

The First Fund™ provides up to $200k in investment resources to early-stage startups in the form of cash, business building expertise, access to scientific equipment and multi-use laboratories, and more.

Startup Founder presenting at The Innovation Space Spark Factory virtual pitch event

Spark Factory™

You have the startup spark. Now, fuel your entrepreneurial drive and push yourself to the next level. Spark Factory™ is a virtual pitch event that offers mentoring support to new founders who are beginning to build a startup in the sciences.

Science startup founders participate in The Innovation Space Science Inc. virtual accelerator

Science Inc.™ Accelerator

You’re building your company. Now it’s time to accelerate your success. Science Inc.™ is a cohort-based virtual accelerator for early-stage startups in the sciences.

Our Impact

in cumulative funding raised by Innovation Space startups

supported through our programs and offerings

created and retained by the Innovation Space and our startup community

Founding Partners

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