The Hill 17 Innovation Lab serves as a crucial node in Hill 17’s innovation eco-system. The lab provides physical space, a community and a process that serves to support and accelerate Hill 17 sponsored Internet of Things (IoT) innovators and entrepreneurs.

As a member of the South Jersey Tech Park at Rowan, innovators and entrepreneurs work with experts and mentors, and participate in activities designed to move their project forward and towards a strong business model. Participating teams receive seed funding during their time in the Hill 17 Innovation Lab.

Benefits for Participants

Teams accepted to the Hill 17 Lab benefit from:

  • Mentor matching with domain/industry experts from the Philadelphia Metro Area.
  • Business model and product development curriculum; including sessions with dynamic thinkers and practitioners throughout the Philly Metro innovation and entrepreneurship community.
  • Seed funding for team members allowing greater freedom to focus on their projects
  • Workspace for team members in the Hill 17 Lab
  • Regular meetings with their peers and mentors; regular pitch practices.
  • Support of Demo Day attended by investors, entrepreneurs, business leaders, policy makers, and Community Members.
  • Company and onsite visits throughout the innovation and entrepreneurship community.
  • Opportunity to learn from and with other teams in the Lab during regular cohort meetings and day-to-day work on projects.

Reference Materials

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