Manufacturing Aware from Day One

AlphaLab Gear is a nationally-ranked hardware accelerator in Pittsburgh, PA. We guide early-stage physical product companies through a 30-week program, providing funding, office space, education sessions, connections to customers, and mentorship from industry experts. We follow the program with an optional eight-week manufacturing-focused module. We take companies from an initial idea or prototype, through engaging early customers, to fulfilling demand by manufacturing at scale.

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We get hardware. And whether you come to us with an idea or a prototype, we’re thinking about what it takes to build it reliably, at scale and at a price your customers are willing to pay. The AlphaLab Gear hardware accelerator provides investment and guides you through a 30-week program and an optional eight-week manufacturing-focused module. Access an instant network of on-site technical experts, investors and customers and grow your startup in Pittsburgh, the center of hardware and robotics.

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Over the last 25 years, Pittsburgh has transformed itself into a high-tech hub, home to innovative startups and tech titans alike. There is no better place to start and grow your company.

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