Innovation One


Technology Commercialization Lab (TCL)/Bock Center

Innovation One’s Technology Commercialization Laboratory is a magnet for local, regional, and Midwest ideas that need technological expertise before implementation can be achieved. Engineering consulting including full design, analysis, testing and assessment services are available along with additional services listed below.

Business Planning/Rhoads Entrepreneur Center

Many services are available to assist local business and entrepreneurs through Innovation One. This includes, but is not limited to improvements to current processes or products, business related consulting, and marketing assistance for start-up companies and those already in operation. See below for an itemized list of services available. 

Professional Development

Custom training and corporate education solutions are available to meet the unique needs and challenges for any business. Innovation One will work with your organization to identify the most important development and/or training needs and create a curriculum that delivers solutions to address the key challenges and maximum effectiveness back in the workplace. This includes tailoring existing courses, or building fully customized corporate training solutions to be delivered at your business location or at one of our regional education centers. Detailed information is listed below.

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Technology Commercialization Lab (TCL)/Bock Center:

Engineering Design

    • CAD Services
    • NX
    • Solidworks
    • Feature Cam
    • Finite Element Analysis


Material Testing

    • Tensile Testing
    • Torsional Testing
    • Impact Testing
    • Material Hardness
    • Electron Microscope
    • Failure Analysis

Polymer Materials Lab

    • Injection Molding
    • Blow Molding
    • Polymer Materials Lab

Cast Metals Lab

CNC Capabilities

    • 4 Axis Mill
    • Lathe
    • Plasma cutting


Project Fabrication

Chemical Analysis

Surveying and Land Planning

Structural Design

Circuit Analysis and Design Software Design

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Business Planning/Rhoads Entrepreneur Center

Business Plan Development

Marketing Strategies

Expansion Strategies

Product Creation

Business Start-up

Research & Development

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Professional Development

Customized Training

    • Workplace Skills
    • Organizational Performance and Quality
    • Business Skills
    • Information Technology
    • Foreign Language

On-site Course Offerings

Education Center Access

    • Angola
    • Fort Wayne
    • Logansport
    • Indianapolis
    • Columbus
    • Howe
    • Warsaw
    • South Bend
    • Schererville
    • Online (if appropriate)

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