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

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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.

The Innovation Studio is hosting MAKE48 again this year! The Innovation Studio will be completely closed from Feb. 1 through Feb. 6 and will reopen on Feb 7th. Thank you!

Take a Virtual Tour of the Plaster Center

Our Partnerships