A place to co-work, create and collaborate

What is the [IN]?

  • The Innovation Incubator is a program of University Outreach.
  • Staff help people start local businesses and non-profits.
  • The co-working space is open to the public, free of charge.
  • Free workshops are offered periodically.
  • This is the only incubator in Flint focused on (but not limited to) social entrepreneurship, innovation, and creative economy-based ventures.  


Upcoming Events

Launching Your Biomedical Innovation Workshop

Wednesday, January 25, 2017
5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

5 Steps to Start Up Kickoff Mixer

Thursday, February 23, 2017
5:30-7:30 PM

5 Steps to Start Up Business Bootcamp

Thursdays, March 2-30, 2017
5:00-9:00 PM

5 Steps to Start Up Celebration and Next Steps

Thursday, April 6, 2017
5:00-9:00 PM

[IN] on the Road

Small Business Development, Entrepreneurial Assistance and Teen Entrepreneurship

[IN] in the News

Entrepreneur Links Business, Charity at UM-Flint Incubator

Whether working at his business or non-profit, Adil Mohammed is always thinking of ways to improve quality of life in the community.

“The UM-Flint Innovation Incubator helps us connect and strengthen mutually beneficial relationships,” Adil Mohammed said. “They help us provide services to anyone in the community.”

UM-Flint Receives Grant for Economic Development Center

University Outreach at the University of Michigan-Flint has been awarded a major grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA). The five-year grant of $400,000 will be used to establish a University Center for Community and Economic Development. The center will support economic development efforts in a 7-county region.

Student Creativity Showcased at U Make the Change Competition

UM-Flint students are an ingenious bunch. On March 24, 2016 at the Innovation Incubator, the public caught a glimpse of the exciting ideas happening here on our urban campus during the U Make the Change Competition. Fifteen groups competed for prizes, but only four teams could be winners.

The Innovation Incubator is a program of the Office of University Outreach