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For Startups

Make the Future

Welcome to The Innovation Studio, a community of innovators advancing the creative industries.

Having supported over 380 startups and 2,000 members, our resources provide a one-stop destination that help startups grow and accelerate their businesses.

Our members gain access to our in-house services and facilities, along with access to additional research and business development resources.

Member Benefits

  • Personalized coaching
  • Collaborative interdisciplinary community
  • Accomplished advisors, entrepreneurs-in-residence and professionals-in residence
  • Specialized facilities, equipment & software
  • Funding opportunities
  • Media & marketing exposure
  • Programming like workshops, peer-to-peer sessions, & networking
  • Access to students for internships/jobs
  • Discounts on services, products, & conferences
Members working at the Creative Innovation Studio

Our Programs

At our core, we are creative, cross-disciplinary, collaborative and forward-looking. Whether you're building a business, experimenting on a project or doing research in the creative industries, here you'll join a growing network of like-minded people.

For our incubator programs, they have different membership options, resources, and timelines for company/project acceptances. In addition to our incubator programs, we have various communities and spaces affiliated with our membership.

Our Communities

Our members gain access to additional communities through the innovation sector that provides access to cutting-edge technologies and research facilities.

Design + Technology Lab

The Design + Technology Lab is an advanced technology-based workshop that supports creative research, specialized curriculum, and entrepreneurship activities across all nine Creative School programs and zonesl

The Catalyst

The Catalyst is the first large-scale space dedicated to scholarly, research, and creative (SRC) activities within The Creative School. The Catalyst brings brilliant minds together from across the creative industries to explore, innovate, and impact the world we live in.

Zone Learning

Zone Learning is for anyone who wants to get practical experience in what it takes to build an initiative/venture from the ground-up. You can initiate your own projects or contribute to existing ventures involving faculty, business and community partners.

Our Facilities

While we are currently unable to provide unlimited access to our physical on-campus spaces due to COVID-19 precautionary measures, we have developed our virtual resources to provide the best possible incubator/accelerator experience. One of the primary benefits of being in our co-working spaces is the ability to connect with others, and we are working hard to ensure these same peer-to-peer opportunities exist in the virtual delivery of our programming.

Business Services

Open Office Space

Design Fabrication Zone

Prototyping Facilities

Fully Equipped Meeting Rooms

Meeting Rooms

Fully Equipped Meeting Rooms

Media Production Facilities

Fully Equipped Meeting Rooms

Product Development Space

Fully Equipped Meeting Rooms

Event Production Facilities