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The Innovation Center will host a thriving ecosystem of innovation in one building and will serve as a nexus of collaborative research and entrepreneurial programming.

Bringing it all together

The Connection Point

The Innovation Center, located in Richmond, Virginia, ties together the success of the existing Bio+Tech Park, the vision of the City Center Innovation District Master Plan, and the expertise of Activation Capital to catalyze the City Center Innovation District.

Designed to accelerate entrepreneurial growth in the region, the Innovation Center will house a vibrant and complementary group of stakeholders – government entities, academic departments, early-stage startups, mature company innovation outposts, and a variety of life science entrepreneurs at different stages of research and development.  


Creating an environment for innovation

Features & Amenities

Rising along the banks of the James River in Richmond, the Innovation Center of Virginia sparks a bold new future.

About the Area

Local Talent

51.5% Retention Rate

Post-secondary students remain in Central Virginia

30+ Colleges and Universities

Within 100 Miles

City of Richmond

VA Bio+Tech Park

Home to nearly 70 companies, Research Institutues and State/Federal labs

VA Commonwealth University (VCU)

Top 50 Life Sciences and Top 20 Most Innovative University

BioHealth Capital Region

Top 3

National Biopharma Clusters

Fastest Growing Region

For healthcare companies in US

$1B in Federal Funding

Available to the region’s pharmaceutical and advanced manufacturing sectors

Catalyzing an Innovation Hub

The Bio+Tech Park is a highly recognized life science hub in the Commonwealth at an inflection point.

Contact Us

Kipton Currier, Vice President of Operations
Activation Capital
800 E Leigh St. Richmond, VA 23219
804.426.4409 Mobile

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