The iQ Healthtech Lab

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Partnerships that Drive Innovation

Collaboration doesn’t happen in silos. Our innovation ecosystem brings traditional and non-traditional partners together and combines them with the power of a leading health system to help test, refine, scale and rapidly deploy healthtech solutions.

What is the iQ Healthtech Lab?

Test, Refine, Scale and Rapidly Deploy Healthtech Solutions

We’re bringing together the expertise of anchor academic institutions like Wake Forest School of Medicine and commercial and consumer-minded partners, leveraging the power of our health system partners to develop transformative healthtech solutions.

The iQ Healthtech Lab is a physical and virtual strategic partnership hub where ideas meet opportunities. We leverage unique, world-class intellectual anchors within the Innovation Quarter and seek to pair them with industry and commercial partners that have ideas to advance into the marketplace.

Looking for more information on the iQ Healthtech Lab or want to inquire about partnership opportunities?

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Our Focus Areas

The iQ Healthtech Lab draws upon emerging growth sectors of focus and will continue to be intentionally cultivated within the Innovation Quarter.

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Value and Health Transformation Sector

Using population health tools, research and approaches to produce insights and models that enable health systems and communities to move to value-based models of care.

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Healthy Aging Sector

Integrating technologies, exceptional aging and Alzheimer’s research, and innovative approaches to help people live longer and healthier.

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Virtual Health Sector

Using technology, behavioral economics and process improvement to make access to high-quality healthcare easier, including telehealth, virtual health and retail health delivery.

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Personalized Care and Precision Medicine Sector

Developing and refining novel approaches (such as genomics and humanoids) that consider a patient’s genetic makeup to improve health, rather than a one-size-fits-all approach to medicine.


Learning Systems Sector

Exploring and refining new opportunities, technologies and approaches for experiential learning and teaching through novel methods such as virtual learning.

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Leverage the Region’s Largest Healthcare Network

Not only is the Innovation Quarter home to one of the region’s largest healthcare networks, but we’ve also cultivated a unique innovation ecosystem that thrives on collaboration and partnerships.

Tell us about your project, goals and needs—and we’ll pair you with a partner to help make it happen.

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