The Idea Forge is a flexible, cross-disciplinary collaborative space where students can imagine, design, create, and test products and solutions to meet a range of societal and customer needs. The space includes Design Center Colorado and supports student teams working on invention and innovation as part of courses, as well as design and development driven by entrepreneurial-minded individuals and service-oriented groups. With all these students working side-by-side, the Idea Forge boosts student learning through collaborative, hands-on experience, while supporting industry interaction through scheduled workshops as well as spontaneous exchanges.
Provide an intermixed collaborative space in which engineering students and their collaborators can work together to design, build and refine their conceptions.
Enhance interdisciplinary creativity and synergy to develop flexible, adaptable, and practical graduates.