Happy Valley's newest prototyping and fabrication space open to all

OriginLabs encompasses roughly 7,000 square feet across three floors and allows users to design, prototype and test potential solutions for their startups or ideas. The well-appointed facilities give users access to a breadth of materials and methodologies for production, with dedicated lab spaces including benchworking, woodworking, metalworking, surfacing, welding, digital fabrication, and additive manufacturing.

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Free Services For All
Equipment Training

Take the first step in gaining hands-on experience with lab equipment. These one-hour trainings will educate users on machinery capabilities and provide clearance for use during monitored lab hours.

Skill-Building Workshops

These short format, introductory level courses on various design and fabrication concepts and techniques give you the opportunity to get hands-on experience with a project-based approach to learning. No prior experience required.

1-on-1 Consultations

Whether you are looking for advice on your product or idea, aren’t sure where to start, or just want to learn more about the resources available at OriginLabs, our team of trained and certified staff are here to help.

Membership Options
Makerspace (Hands-on)

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Ready to dig in and start building?

Whether you’re developing research or prototyping a commercial project, your Makerspace Membership puts roughly 7,000 sq. ft. of world-class facilities at your fingertips.

Service Bureau (Hands-off)

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Have an idea or need but not looking to do the hands-on building?

Our Service Bureau Membership allows you to become registered in our system and authorized to utilize our Service Bureau team for your project.

“OriginLabs provides access to world-class prototyping facilities to students and faculty from across campus, as well as members of the public from State College and beyond. Our facilities enhance the suite of resources available to innovators and entrepreneurs in the region in the form of sophisticated equipment, free workshops, and expert advice and technical guidance.”
- Ryan Mandell, Director of OriginLabs
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