The Home
For Science
Entrepreneurs

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


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 biotechnology, chemistry, and materials science 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.

Man and woman scientists working in Innovation Space lab pod

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


Gain access to funding/investment opportunities


Learn how to scale and grow your company

Funding and Programs

Science startup founder received First Fund Investment

The First Fund™

The First Fund™ provides up to $150k 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

Over $700M

in cumulative investment secured by early-stage Innovation Space startup organizations through grants and venture capital

Over 40 Startups

supported through our programs and offerings

Over 300 Jobs

created by the Innovation Space and our client startup companies

Founding Partners

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