What is PGH Lab?
PGH Lab is...
a 6-month partnership program that connects local startups with local government
PGH Lab provides...
the opportunity for businesses to pilot products and services, gain feedback, and network
PGH Lab innovates...
local government through new technologies and services to be more efficient, transparent, sustainable, and inclusive
Applications for PGH Lab 8.0 have closed, stay tuned for more information about selected applicants!
Who Should Apply?
We are particularly interested in businesses that are ready to pilot a product or service that will help the City of Pittsburgh address the following priority areas:
Process Improvement and Optimization
Streamline city services to make them simpler, faster, and less costly.
Sustainability and Environment
Help the city reduce pollution, improve resident access to resources, and integrate environmental considerations into decision making.
Equity and Inclusion
Assurance of equitable access to all city services and opportunities.
Health and Safety
Help the city address new and long-standing health, safety, and justice issues that impact its residents.
of a business model.
demand and profitability.
PGH Lab is an early stage incubator-like program that helps progress startups to the growth stage of their life cycle.
Department of City Planning: Sustainability & Resilience Division
Department of City Planning: Sustainability & Resilience Division | Department of Public Works
Hear from our 7th Cohort
Dashcam For Your Bike + Department of Mobility and Infrastructure
Royally Fit + Department of City Planning
Farm to Flame + Department of City Planning: Sustainability & Resilience Division
Kloopify + Office of Management & Budget: Procurement | City Planning: Sustainability & Resilience Division