About the iNest

About the Innovation Nest

Innovation is happening across Temple within the thriving Greater Philadelphia innovation ecosystem.

The iNest is over 8,000 sqft and sits at the center of Temple’s innovation ecosystem, connecting and guiding researchers, innovators, entrepreneurs, and startups looking for meaningful partnerships.  

Facilities include: 

  • Wet labs
  • Cell culture rooms
  • Clean room
  • Gene sequencing facility
  • High thoroughput computing space
  • Co-working space
  • Equipped meeting rooms
  • Pitch presentation zone
  • Flex space
  • Large event space for 100+ attendees
  • Café
  • Parking availability


We look forward to holding programs such as:

  • Pre-company tech development
  • Spinout development and investment
  • Networking and community activities
  • Business support and market positioning


Bring your ideas and be a part of the community by joining our commercialization team, Temple researchers and entrepreneurs, resident startups, venture partners, and corporate partners!

We are now partnering with companies interested in the space and innovators interested in engaging with us. Please contact  J. Todd Abrams, Executive Director, Innovation Nest, at todd.abrams@temple.edu or (215) 204-8823.