Partnering for your success
The world has changed. It’s no longer enough to drive process improvement or seek best practices. To fully envision the future, companies need to look outward. It’s about working alongside the best and the brightest to fuel your success.
Innovation Works has built a network of corporate, university and government partners to help you create bold new solutions to our region’s problems. By partnering alongside some of the biggest, best and brightest organizations in the region, we help make your great idea into the next big thing.
Ben Franklin Technology Partners
Innovation Works is a proud member of the Ben Franklin Technology Partners, one of the nation’s longest-running technology-based economic development programs. Together, Ben Franklin Technology Partners combines the best practices of early stage investing with a higher purpose – to lead the region’s technology community to new heights, creating jobs and transforming lives.
IW and our BFTP counterparts across the state focus on the entrepreneur and innovation as the ultimate engines of growth and deliver crucial resources to help drive that growth, including:
- Investing risk capital in emerging technology-based enterprises and established businesses;
- Providing hands-on technical and business expertise to spur enterprise growth and accelerate commercialization activities;
- Delivering customized solutions that draw on an extensive network of public and private resources, including universities, federal laboratories and research institutions.