Accelerating the Clean Energy Transition in the Energy Capital of the World
We’re thrilled to be supporting climatetech startups in Houston, TX—an energy hub unlike any other that’s capable of leading the way in renewable energy and the decarbonization of our planet.
We opened our doors on Earth Day 2021 and have welcomed about 100 Houston members. We’re accepting applications for startup membership, providing Houston-area entrepreneurs with the community, resources, connections, equipment, and lab space they need to succeed.
4200 San Jacinto Street
This 40,000-square-foot incubator, located in the Innovation District being developed by Rice Management Company, offers prototyping lab, office, and community space for startup companies.
The Greentown Ecosystem + Resources
We know that climatetech startups need a supportive network of corporate partners, investors, industry experts, and fellow entrepreneurs to succeed—alongside a litany of hardware, software, and professional resources. That’s why we work hard to help you forge the connections and get the tools you need.
- Collaborative community of climatetech entrepreneurs
- Introductions to strategic corporate partners
- Investor Program
- Free + discounted software licenses
- Trainings and Lunch + Learns
- CEO network
- Speaker Series
- Academic + scientific articles
- The Manufacturing Initiative, run by our sister nonprofit FORGE
- Industry + market research reports
- Office hours
- Marketing + brand promotion
- Greentown community’s LinkedIn-style intranet
- Social community events
Labs and Shops
Greentown Houston provides more than 13,000 square feet of prototyping lab space at 4200 San Jacinto St. This open-concept lab space is where startups take their work from R&D to rapid prototyping while preparing for manufacturing and commercial development.Explore the prototyping lab
Greentown’s machine shop features the equipment startups need to build their hardware, from band saws to a laser cutter and more.Explore the machine shop
Keysight Electronics Lab
A dedicated space for electronics assembly, soldering, testing, and measuring.Explore the electronics lab
STANLEY BLACK & DECKER TOOL SHOP
Tools from the brands Stanley, DEWALT, Irwin, Lenox, and Craftsman.Explore the tool shop
Greentown’s Outdoor Lab is available for tests and experiments that benefit from exposure to the elements.Explore the outdoor lab