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Make it a reality

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

Be a part of the experience.

Create an iLab account

Our Mission

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

The Statler College staff developed surgical mask extender template for public distribution

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

The Statler College developed face shield template for public distribution

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Student working with equipment in the Innovation Hub

Space and Facilities

  • Cutom Manufacturing (G86)
  • Rapid Prototyping (G85)
  • Electronics Prototyping (G75)
  • Smart Manufacturing Simulation (G70) - access by consultation
  • Metal 3D Printing (G59)
The Innovation Hub is currently closed to outside visitors. Innovation Hub staff remain onsite to offer users service and for for COVID-19 related efforts.

Ready to get started?

To use the Innovation Hub, create a free account on iLab.  You can sign up for training, learn safety procedures, research facility options that meet your needs, schedule times on equipment and order materials. 

Before creating an iLab account please review pandemic guidelines on Innovation Hub protocols and policies.

Complete details to create an iLab account

(The Innovation Hub is a paid service. To learn more about specific costs, sign up for your free iLab account to get a project quote.)
Note: The EIH currently is operating under pandemic rules.

Internal College and WVU

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

External Clients

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