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.
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
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.
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 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.
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