Lab Spaces to Create and Innovate

Rapid prototyping is faster and easier than ever at UCF in this lab complex in the Engineering II Atrium. Opened in fall 2014, these Maker Spaces are strategically designed to turn creative ideas into marketable innovations, and available to all UCF students.

Harris Corporation Gathering Lab
Meet with teammates and discuss projects in this space equipped with 12 round 60” whiteboard tables designed by UCF faculty.

Idea Lab
Enter this glass-enclosed creativity space to go through hosted brainstorming exercises, sketch out ideas on the walls and tables and use the idea-generating technology provided.

Texas Instruments Innovation Lab
Bring ideas to this space to quickly build first-stage prototypes with 3D printers, laser cutters, Texas Instruments components and other high-tech equipment. A variety of materials, including plastic, foam and metal, are available. Staffed by professional advisors.

Manufacturing Lab
Build and refine more late-stage prototypes here. The lab offers heavy manufacturing equipment for cutting, machining and sanding. Staffed by professional advisors. The UCF School of Visual Arts and Design can provide design assistance.