We provide ENTREPRENEURS with the RESOURCES they need to BUILD and GROW a SUCCESSFUL company

All You Need to Succeed

Do you have a need to succeed? Join our community of entrepreneurs at Milwaukee’s largest business incubator.

The Technology Innovation Center is the largest and longest-running business incubator in the Greater Milwaukee Area with a proven track record of over 30 years.  With the perfect location at the Zoo Interchange, our community of entrepreneurs have the environment, support, and resources they need to build and grow a successful company.

Since 1993, more than 247 startups, growth companies, entrepreneurs, and non-profits have called us home. Our office and lab space are ideal for businesses specializing in bioscience, information technology and software development, venture investment, research, and more!


Membership Benefits

Membership benefits include affordable space, conference rooms, classrooms, copy and print room, 24/7 secure access, in-house resources, business coaching and mentoring, a resource directory, and financial assistance through loans and investor introductions.

Business Coaching & mentorship

24/7 Secure access

profesional business address

Mail Management

Website Listing & company promotion

Community & Networking

available space

The Technology Innovation Center provides  80,000 square-feet of prime lab, light manufacturing, and office space with high-bandwidth internet connectivity, ample-three phase high voltage power, and high ceiling loading dock.

Lab space

20,000 square-feet of wet laboratories, supported by a core services facility with autoclave/sterilizer, endotoxin-free water, DI water, ice machine, glassware washer & dark room.

Small Office Space

50,000 square feet of office space of varying sizes. The smaller offices are ideal for professionals, accountants, lawyers, etc.

Large Office Space

50,000 square feet of office space of varying sizes. The larger office space is ideal for administrative offices, IT companies, software and application development.

Shared space

10,000 square-feet of recently renovated common areas, light manufacturing space and office suites, with two board rooms, two conference rooms and two classroom facilities with the latest AV technology.

Conference rooms


Copy & Print Center

Financial Assistance 

Micro Loan Program

The Technology Innovation Center micro loan program is available to its clients and tenants. Research development funds and grants are also available to entrepreneurs in the building. Contact the office for more information.

Investor Introductions

Introductions to angel and venture investors. Angel investors are generally high net worth individuals who invest capital in startups in exchange for equity. Venture capitalists are part of private firms with investment funds.

Preparation to Raise Capital

Preparation to raise capital involves conducting analysis, determining how much funding and its purpose, preparing your pitch and presentation, and refining as you progress.

success stories 

Entrepreneur Builds Niche Business on Technology Transfer from Medical College

Entrepreneur Builds Niche Business on Technology Transfer from Medical College

Richard Stevens’ love for science began in an unlikely way. As publication editor for various health care and scientific organizations, Stevens never imagined his degree in journalism from Ohio University would lead to him owning a medical device company. In fact, he’s created two successful companies based on technology transfer from academia.


Technology Innovation Center at Milwaukee County Research Park empowering innovation

In the heart of the Milwaukee County Research Park, a beacon of innovation and entrepreneurial spirit is thriving. The Technology Innovation Center, located at 10437 Innovation Dr., has become a vibrant hub for aspiring entrepreneurs, startups, and technology-driven companies. As a mixed-use business incubator, it plays a pivotal role in fueling economic growth, fostering collaboration, and empowering innovation within the local community.

BNM named new Manufacturers’ Rep for Knowles

Brainard-Nielsen Marketing is excited to announce that we are the new manufacturers’ rep for Knowles Corporation and their exceptional audio products. Knowles is a global leader in advanced acoustic components, audio processors and high-performance microphones designed to deliver exceptional sound quality and performance across a variety of applications and industries.

2nd annual Veteran Business Showcase highlights veteran businesses of Central Wisconsin

When you stroll through the Veteran Business Showcase that UW-Stevens Point hosts annually at Artist and Fare in Plover, you’ll find plenty of tables worth checking out. It’s all meant to create awareness towards veteran-owned businesses in Central Wisconsin. The showcase also highlighted veteran resources for business support in the area, including the Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce and Wisconsin Procurement Institute.

Join our exceptional community of entrepreneurs, startups, & non-profits.