In order for any company or venture to be successful, there must be financial support. There are several entities throughout the area, state, and at the national level, that have a vested interest in economic development through technology commercialization and entrepreneurship.


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The Facts

  • Innovation One is an incubator and accelerator for creativity, invention and design.

  • Innovation One is a program of Trine University and is based at the main campus located in Angola, Indiana.

  • Innovation One will provide enhanced educational opportunities through experiential learning and foster economic development by supporting new and existing businesses.

  • Trine University's Innovation One brings ideas to market by providing expertise and services in a number of areas. Innovation One works with local businesses, entrepreneurs, inventors, companies, investors, faculty and students within various industries and areas to meet respective needs and goals.

  • Innovation One allows access to numerous faculty members and subject matter experts in various fields of engineering, business, and applied sciences.

  • Our cast metals program is ranked as one of the best undergraduate cast metals program in the nation by the Foundry Education Foundation.

  • Trine students fiercely compete with big–name schools and consistently bring home awards and trophies from regional and national competitions. Last year was exceptionally rewarding, as several students received national recognition for achievements in mechanical, chemical and civil engineering. Our students will be working along–side of our top–notch faculty to support your needs through Innovation One.

  • Innovation One can also assist you with your workforce development needs — matching you with highly–qualified students for co–ops, internships, or full–time employment. Trine students find work related to their majors within six months of graduation — at 99.7 percent — it is among the highest in the country.

  • Trine University is accredited by the Higher Learning CommissionOpens in new window. In addition, select programs in the Allen School of Engineering & Technology, Franks School of Education, and Ketner School of Business are accredited by specialized national accrediting bodies.