The Space

Innovation Center front desk

4,200 square feet of community co-working space

Texas Innovation Center is the destination for entrepreneurs on the Forty Acres interested in turning their discoveries into impactful startups. Our space features:

  • Open desks
  • Three conference rooms
  • A state-of-the-art video conferencing room for working on ventures and hosting meetings

Inside, we provide workshops, speaker series, and coaching sessions on technology commercialization to develop skills and knowledge for growing and scaling startups.

The Texas Innovation Center is headquartered in the corridor connecting Ernest Cockrell Jr. Hall (ECJ) and the Engineering Education and Research Center (EER) across from O’s Cafe.

We are open from 9:00AM – 4:00PM, Tuesday through Friday.

The Space is bookable for UT Austin faculty, researchers and graduate students Tuesday through Friday. To reserve space, please fill out the TXIC Spaces Reservation Form.

Innovation Center work station


Zilker - 2.504: Max capacity 18
Balcones - 2.512: Max capacity 8
Lady Bird - 2.516: Max capacity 6
Northern Breakout: Max capacity 20
Central Breakout: Max capacity 16
Southern Breakout: Max capacity 8

The Innovation Lab

The Innovation Lab, located at the J.J. Pickle Campus in North Austin, in the EME Building, is a wet lab incubator space. The Space is equipped with 12-foot lab benches per startup and 21 feet of shared chemical fume hoods for early-stage startups to de-risk their technology toward a minimum viable product or proof-of-concept embodiment. The Space is available to startups that have a license agreement with UT Austin. New IP created here will belong to the startup company.

Learn more and reserve this space