NEXT Innovation LABS
We help startups access the resources they need to succeed.
HSC Next Innovation Labs eliminates barriers for growing biotech companies. We provide office and admin support in addition to three levels of lab access, so you can focus on bringing new technologies to market.
Build your business in the heart of the top pure medical school for innovation impact productivity:
The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth.
Why Next Innovation Labs?
Grow your company
Find your new HQ on the
Access equipment &
Fully equipped life science
labs + discounted rates on
Focus on your
Concierge services help
with everything from lab
modifications to chemical
Safety & compliance
Institutional safety boards
ensure adherence to
Collaborate with HSC and
other researchers to
advance your research
Three levels of lab access,
dedicated or day use
offices and conference
Click "Get Started" and answer a few questions about your company. We’ll follow up for a deeper dive.Get Started
If Next Innovation Labs has the resources you need, we will send you a formal application and schedule time for a campus tour and presentation to Next Innovation Labs management.
Get feedback and recommendations from Next Innovation Labs management for next steps.
Applicants recommended to advance will then give a non-confidential presentation to our Selection Committee.
Applicants with favorable reviews will be offered the opportunity to join HSC Next Innovation Labs.
Startups at HSC: An Interview with Two Local Founders
Lab manager Dr. Katrina Gordon sat down with two client startups during Global Entrepreneurship Week to discuss their experience with Next Innovation Labs. Dr. Oriana Hawkins of ENTvantage Diagnostics and Dr. Mingju Cao of Kinetiq Therapeutics share their experience with how HSC invests in medical innovation.
Learn what HSC Next Labs can offer your new biotech venture.