The Inventor Center is Now Open

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (June 9, 2020)

Kingsport’s own makerspace, The Inventor Center, opened its doors Friday, March 1st for a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The following days were filled with demos and live talks as over 300 visitors stopped by to take a look. See Times New’s coverage of the event below, and to learn more about The Inventor Center, visit their website here.

The Inventor Center — a new community space for Kingsport’s creators, makers and artists of all kinds — is open for business.

Located at 118 Shelby St., the Inventor Center adds to Kingsport’s developing entrepreneurial ecosystem. Places like the Regional Center for Advanced Manufacturing, Streamworks, D-B Excel, SyncSpace and now the Inventor Center give residents a place to learn new skills, foster community or build a business. Inside the location are specialty wood and metal shops. Classes including painting, woodworking and photography will be taught by professional instructors.

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“We are excited to be partnering with the Knoxville Entrepreneur Center for the fifth year and new partners Sync Space and Biz Foundry to help develop potential startups,” Pete Nelson, Executive Director of AgLaunch, said. “We’re hoping that this bootcamp will give participating teams the opportunity to gain the resources and support they need to be successful in the agriculture industry, particularly for our farmers in Tennessee.”

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