We supply the tools and space. You bring the ingenuity and ideas.
With so much space to create and collaborate—most notably at Sears think[box], the country's largest open-access innovation space based at a university—this is the place for creators.
Make a prototype of your idea with equipment we provide and supplies you provide or get from us. We offer training for the equipment and have staff to help.
At the Cray Center for Venture Creation and the Burton D. Morgan Suite for Entrepreneurship, university students, faculty and staff can talk through plans and make connections. Experts in IP, legal issues, financing, business plan development and other areas will be on hand to consult and assist.
Where ideas get hashed out in a highly creative, low-stakes atmosphere. Picture white boards and comfy chairs, floors that can get dirty and ClickShare stations. In one corner, strands of spaghetti or popsicle sticks may serve as a rough prototype for the next big idea, while students 10 feet away are honing their startup pitches.
Get closer to mass production by fabricating your final product with our support.
The Veale Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, located at the top of think[box], serves as a residency space for established companies.
Undergraduate and graduate students and faculty researchers can work collaboratively at Bio[box]. Our intention for this space is to give researchers a place to work on groundbreaking cross-disciplinary collaborative research.
Faculty members from the Weatherhead School of Management and Case School of Engineering, along with corporate partners and alumni advisors, help students learn real-world lessons on a multidisciplinary team. Students can participate as part of a senior project or design course.
Our fully equipped microfabrication laboratory is available for a fee to faculty, researchers, students as well as industry partners and others not directly affiliated with the university.