protostudios is a state-of-the-art, rapid-prototyping facility located at MERGE. We work with you to develop fully functional prototypes of your product, allowing you to test, redesign, determine manufacturing paths and demonstrate usability to investors.
Focusing on biomedical and electronics prototyping, protostudios assists all Iowa entrepreneurs in making your ideas a reality.
- 3D printers (plastics, metals, ceramics)
- Laser/waterjet cutter
- Printed Circuit Board Fabrication
- Industrial designer and engineer on staff
- Meeting/classroom space
Inside MERGE in the heart of the Pedestrian Mall, 136 S Dubuque Street, Iowa City.
Our services are available to all Iowa entrepreneurs, inventors and business owners.
Hayley Yearian – Associate Director for Economic Development firstname.lastname@example.org 319-335-2328
Neil Quellhorst – Engineering Prototype Director email@example.com
Chuck Romans – 3D Design Prototyping Director firstname.lastname@example.org 319-335-6067