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Make it a reality

Enabling inventors and entrepreneurs to take their dreams from ideation to creation. The Innovation Hub provides the tools to prototype, build, test and deliver new products. 

Be a part of the experience.

Create an iLab account

Our Mission

Provide a supportive environment for the entrepreneurial and research community at West Virginia University and the broader community to create and execute innovative ideas and designs into functioning prototypes to build a better West Virginia.

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Logan Forquer (right), student worker, wears the face shield created by the Innovation Hub.

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Student working with equipment in the Innovation Hub

Space and Facilities

  • Advanced Machine Prototyping in G86
  • Advanced Manufacturing Prototyping in G85
  • Advanced Electronics Prototyping in G75
  • Smart Manufacturing Lab in G70
  • 3D Metal Printing in G50
The Innovation Hub is currently closed to outside visitors. Innovation Hub staff remain onsite for COVID-19 PPE efforts.

Ready to get started?

Be a part of the Innovation Hub experience. By creating a free account on iLab, you can sign up for training, learn safety procedures, research the options that suit your needs, schedule times on equipment and reserve materials.

Complete details to create an iLab account

(Creation at the Innovation Hub is a paid service. To learn more about the costs, sign up for your free iLab account to get a project quote.)

Internal College and WVU

  • Click 'Register with WVU Credentials' in top right corner
  • Enter information, select the lab need associate with a faculty principal investigator or student project

External Clients

  • Click 'Register for and iLabs Account' in top right corner
  • Follow step-by-step instructions to register for an account