The Innovation Studio is a hub of advanced product design, technology, and business innovation

The Innovation Studio is housed within a brand-new facility – the Robert W. Plaster Free Enterprise and Research Center – just opened in 2021.

See How We Impact Our Community

Our Capabilities

a classroom full of computers

Augmented and Virtual Reality

  • Experience the newest augmented and virtual reality tech in our AVR Showroom.
  • Learn 3D design and development software in the AVR Training Lab.
  • Design and test applications for any industry.
student in a mask using the 3D printer

3D Printing Lab

  • Prototype your own custom modeled parts.
  • Print realistic, production-quality models.
  • Utilize full-color and texture capabilities.
  • Experiment with metal, polymer, elastomer, and thermoplastic printers.

Fabrication Shop

  • Build prototypes, class work, and entrepreneurial projects.
  • Access tools — big and small — all in one place.
  • Shop includes CNC machines, mills, routers, lathes, and more.

*Please Note: Plaster Center and the Innovation Studio will be hosting MAKE48,
Occurring from March 27 through April 2.

Access and Services will be very limited during this time. Please plan ahead!

Take a Virtual Tour of the Plaster Center

Our Partnerships