OEI Resources


For general inquiries and additional information on services please email innovation@email.chop.edu or call 267-426-7400. For a list of staff members, please see Our Team.

The OEI is located on the 17th floor of the Roberts Center for Pediatric Research building located at 2716 South Street, Philadelphia, PA.

Any CHOP employee can apply to our SPRINT and Office Hours programs.

The OEI’s Innovation Council is made up of members with various backgrounds, both at CHOP and external to CHOP (don’t worry, your ideas are protected under Confidentiality Agreements), who review select applications that match their expertise. For more information, email innovation@email.chop.edu.

Here are some examples of previous OEI projects:

  • See IV: Creating a safer and more effective device to guard against PIV infiltrates, ensuring patient protection and comfort. Watch a project video.
  • TeleDerm: Teledermatology mobile application to get a quick diagnosis from pediatric dermatologists. Watch a project video.
  • Bainbridge Health: Bainbridge Health offers a full medication library and dosing and clinical advisory recommendations.
  • Phrase Health: Cloud-based tool to manage institutional decision support and analyzes how users interact with it.

Penn Health-Tech is one of our collaborators, and we also have a wide range of partners including Bressler Group and Ben Franklin Tech Partners.

The OEI Team is here to kick-start big ideas. We have business development, startup, engineering, and market research experience. We think of ourselves as problem solvers who look forward to working alongside you to accelerate development of your ideas.