Electronics Makerspace Information

Electronics Facility Equipment

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The Electronic Makerspace at CTTC was established in 2015 to help local entrepreneurs, CTTC provides you with the resources and support you need to start, grow and maintain your business.

What We Offer

-Business planning assistance.
-A shared-use, electronic makerspace with state-of-the-art equipment.
-Office and conference room space. (additional fees beyond makerspace rental fees apply).
-Support in creating marketing plans.

Who We Serve

-Businesses looking to develop prototypes of electronic circuit boards.
-Businesses looking to do customized electronic circuit boards.
-Businesses looking to manufacture small runs of electronic circuit boards.
-Anyone looking to start an electronics business using electronic circuit boards.
-Businesses who are not start-ups may utilize the makerspace upon CTT approval.

Equipment List

CTTC has the following state-of-the-art equipment available to use at your convenience:

-A Stencil Printer
-A Pick-and-Place Machine
-A Reflow Oven
-A Soldering Station
-An Inspection Station including a Specialized Microscope

Process Steps

Complete and submit an initial Electronic Makerspace application at www.4cttc.org or you may request an application by calling us at 570-282-1255.
Once the application is reviewed, a meeting will be set up to discuss the business and product(s), as well as (where needed) begin developing a business plan with the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) by attending a First Step seminar or an individual meeting.
Once the application is preliminarily approved, we will schedule training on the equipment at the manufacturer’s facility near Philadelphia (free) or at the CTTC (applicant must pay for this specialized training)
Clients must obtain appropriate general business liability and product liability insurance and sign a formal agreement with CTTC prior to using the Electronic Makerspace.
Clients will then meet with CTTC staff to set a schedule for makerspace usage and will be responsible for paying all applicable rental fees.
More detailed information regarding Electronic Makerspace processes and procedures is made available to clients during the individual meeting mentioned in Step 2.

All CTTC programs are Equal Opportunity Programs. Discrimination is prohibited by federal law. Complaints of discrimination may be filled with the Secretary of Agriculture, Washington, D.C. 20250. Hearing-and/or speech-impaired users or potential users can contact the CTTC by accessing the Pennsylvania Telecommunications Relay Service listed in their local telephone directories.