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In addition to providing office space and services, the 22,000-square-foot, two-story building offers significant shared space, which includes a “smart” conference room, large and small meeting rooms, and studio space.

Second Floor of the FTI, at the top of the stairs

Anyone can use the facility! Incubator services and amenities are accessible to students, faculty, and community members. The Incubator houses economic development organizations, independent clients and entrepreneurs, as well as community organizations.

Directions to the Center for Innovation & Economic Development (CIED)

The CIED parking lot can be accessed behind the CIED building, from Washington Ave. between 2nd and 3rd Streets.


Around the Fredonia/Dunkirk Area 


Would you like to book space at the Center for an upcoming event? Please fill out the Facility and Guest Registration form below and send it via email to Staff will be in contact with you shortly to assist you!

Students working together at computers in the studio

The Innovation Design Studio

The Innovation Design Studio is open to all students, faculty and incubator clients and provides access to high performance computers, specialized software, peripherals, and recording equipment for innovative cross disciplinary collaborations and development. It also provides virtual reality and other forms of interactive media that use and fuse the visual arts, such as animation, video recording, sound recording, podcasting, writing, and coding.

Ted Sharon and student utilizing a studio for his LLC Play on Arts

Studio Space

The Incubator provides access to studio space, which can be tailored to fit your needs.

Layout of a small office space

Office Spaces

Various office spaces are available for rent:

  • Small Office: 210 sq. ft. - $490/month
  • Large Office: 420 sq. ft. - $980/month
  • Dry Lab/Studio: 425 sq. ft. - $980/month
Meeting being held in large conference room

"Smart" Conference Room

Equipped with presenter-seeking cameras, ceiling microphones and speakers, this is the ultimate setup for hybrid presentations. This room can fit up to 40 people, and is used for a variety of client meetings and events.

Layout of the Video Conferencing Room

Video Conferencing Room

This is a space catered to a smaller group that needs video conferencing capabilities. Includes a large screen with good camera at the head of a long meeting table.

Layout of small conference room

Small Conference Rooms

One of two small conference rooms designated for more private/smaller meetings. Featuring a white board for note taking.

Center for Innovation & Economic Development (CIED)

  • 214 Central Avenue State University of New York at Fredonia Dunkirk, NY 14048