innovation incubator

Why Come [IN]?

Services for UM-Flint Students

  • Co-work and meeting space for up to 24 people
  • Free wi-fi access
  • White boards, projector and projector screen available
  • Business reference library and social enterprise periodicals
  • Business planning assistance
  • Networking opportunities
  • Free business development workshops

Services for Community Members

  • Co-work and meeting space for up to 24 people
  • Free wi-fi access
  • White boards, projector and projector screen available
  • Business reference library and social enterprise periodicals
  • Business planning assistance
  • Networking opportunities
  • Free business development workshops

Services for UM-Flint Faculty

  • The Co-work space can be used as a classroom and meeting space for up to 24 students
  • Staff can speak to your class about [IN] resources- either a brief introduction or longer discussion
  • White boards, wi-fi, projector and projector screen available
  • Faculty can be hired as business mentors for small business owners
  • Business planning assistance with your own entrepreneurial venture
  • Free business development workshops
  • A place to refer students interested in starting their own businesses

[IN] at the Ferris Wheel

The EDA University Center for Community and Economic Development and the Innovation Incubator [IN} have offices on the second floor of the Ferris Wheel.

The Innovation Incubator [IN] engages entrepreneurs, small business owners, and non-profits through:

  • Workshops
  • Speakers
  • Seminars
  • Pitch competitions
  • Mentoring
  • Business bootcamps
  • Memberships for our student and community entrepreneurs

The Innovation Incubator [IN] is the point of contact for UM-Flint faculty, staff, and students for matters related to the Ferris Wheel, including student employment opportunities.