WCTI’s mission is to foster the growth of new enterprises.

At WCTI, we are addressing the most pressing issues of our time to make your business succeed. We believe that entrepreneurship is both the lifeblood of innovation and the key to society’s transition towards sustainability. 


WCTI provides both the physical and network resources that companies need to propel their ideas to market.

Founded and operated by the Institute for Energy and Sustainability, we are a community in the heart of central Massachusetts dedicated to building change.  The WCTI facility is located in the Printers Building at 44 Portland Street in Worcester. Over 10,000 square feet, consisting of private offices, co-working space, conference rooms, event space, and prototyping labs, offers startups the space they need to establish and grow.

The Worcester CleanTech Incubator is owned and operated by the Institute for Energy and Sustainability, which is a 501(c)3 non-profit.


We provide adaptive space, a network, and key location.

Pay only for what you need, with room to grow...

  • Co-working
  • Private offices
  • Prototyping space
  • Conference rooms
  • Event space
  • Makerspace - Technocopia
  • Utilities, Wi-Fi, printing, and coffee are included  
  • Month-to-month leases 

Based on your needs, we connect you with…

  • Industry specific mentors 
  • OEM manufacturers
  • Contract engineers
  • Marketing gurus
  • Accountants
  • Legal services
  • Grant Writers
  • Management consultants

Stay in a prime downtown location…

  • Freight elevator & loading dock
  • Join the Printer's Building community
  • Walk to the MBTA commuter rail
  • Fine dining & nightlife
  • One block away from City Common
  • One block from Hanover Theater

WCTI is one of five organizations driving innovation in Worcester.

WCTI has partnered with Creative Hub Worcester, the Idea Lab, Massachusetts Biomedical Initiatives,  and Technocopia to highlight Worcester as a hub of innovation. Combining the efforts of individuals, startups and large corporations, we are creating a culture of innovation.