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Launch Lane

Enabling high-potential startups to achieve their commercialization milestones

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Commercialize

About Launch Lane

Our Launch Lane Accelerator helps tech-enabled startups transition from prototype to sales and customer acquisition. By leveraging the Science Center's 60 years of expertise in advancing healthcare innovation and plugging startups into our network healthcare, research and medical institutions, and industry partners, we give startups and founders the best chance for success.

Launch Lane utilizes an anonymous application to de-bias the selection process. This proven methodology has resulted in over half of our participants being women or minority-led and with 85% of participants still in business.

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Eamon Gallagher

Senior Director of Commercialization

Who is this program for?

Program Benefits

Customized Support

Our curriculum matches companies to professionals with specific skills to help you meet individual milestones. We’re focused on helping you pilot your prototype, get first revenue, establish corporate partnerships, hire talent and raise capital.

Access to Our Network

Launch Lane gives you access to the Science Center’s expansive network and that of the Launch Lane leadership team including accomplished and established members of Philadelphia’s innovation ecosystem. We provide participants with warm introductions to key healthcare stakeholders and investors in the Greater Philadelphia region.

Shared Workspace

Launch Lane participants have access to shared workspace at our ic@3401 incubator, home to Philadelphia’s largest community of funded early-stage companies.

Launch Lane Impact

35
Companies
$135M
Raised by participants
$125M
Generated in revenue by participants
85%
persistence rate

Program FAQs

Launch Lane Participants

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Knowledge is vital. Networks are essential. We are the ecosystem builders. Learn more about engaging with the Science Center as an advisor, mentor or by participating in our events as a speaker, attendee or volunteer.

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