Idea Shop

A catalyst for innovation, the Grainger Maker Space and the Duchossois Idea Shop facility is composed of state-of-the-art rapid prototyping labs that include 3D printers, CNC mills, electronics workstations and many hand fabrication tools; a Dell laptop lab; an iPad library; a computer lab for mobile app development and video editing; collaborative teaming areas; and flexible open spaces. The Idea Shop is home to the university’s Interprofessional Projects Program (IPRO) and entrepreneurship initiatives. The Grainger Maker Space and Duchossois Idea Shop are located in the Ed Kaplan Family Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.