ProtoLAB’s mission is to help enable industry and academic partners bring their ideas to fruition. We realize this mission through supporting Baylor’s research infrastructure, commercializing Baylor’s emerging technologies by helping others see the art of the possible, and providing distinguished, all-inclusive engineering services for industry players with competitive pricing and workforce development complimented by Waco industry engagement. 

Baylor University’s ProtoLAB is a new, full-service prototyping facility located at the Baylor BRIC. As part of Baylor’s I-REd (Industry, Research, Education) core offerings, ProtoLAB offers multiple services to both internal and external customers including:

  • Full-Service Prototyping (Idea to Product)
  • Project Management
  • Financial Oversight
  • Engineering Support (R&D and Research)
  • Invention Consulting
  • Design for Manufacturing Analysis
  • App Development
  • 2D and 3D Modeling
  • Connection to Local Manufacturing and Design Resources
  • And more!

*NOTE: ProtoLAB is not a user facility and does not provide space for inventors/students to work independently. ProtoLAB recommends Makers Edge for independent projects.


Baylor Research and Innovation Collaborative

100 Research Pkwy
Waco, TX 76704

(254) 710-6778

(254) 710-4665