Bridging the gap from development to clinical use
Innovation Works gets you the scientific, clinical, and market validation for the early-stage healthcare and life science technology companies.
Are you a life sciences entrepreneur?
Innovation Works is dedicated to serving growth-focused life sciences entrepreneurs throughout the Pittsburgh region. We provide our portfolio valuable resources to get their startup to the next stage of success by partnering them with mentors and support from acclaimed professionals in the life sciences industry. IW works with life science startups including drug discoveries, pharma tools, diagnostics, medical devices (including robotics), and AI based healthcare IT.
Since its launch in 1999, IW has invested over $113 million in 729 companies. Those companies have gone on to raise over $2.9 billion of follow-on investment from several hundred investors.
AlphaLab Health is a healthcare and life sciences accelerator, which supports early-stage tech startups in their efforts to bring innovations to market, navigating key risk points of scientific, clinical, and commercial development. AlphaLab Health is a program of Innovation Works in collaboration with Allegheny Health Network.
AlphaLab Health provides participating companies with investment, expertise on navigating the healthcare system, mentorship with industry leaders, connections to potential customers, office and dry & wet lab space (when possible due to COVID restrictions), access to clinicians, and the opportunity to access clinical databases*.
The AlphaLab Health program helps early-stage tech companies address healthcare industry challenges like data collection, proof-of-concept trials, clinical trials, regulatory strategy, and reimbursement and revenue models.
Want to learn more about AlphaLab Health? Check them out at alphalabhealth.org