What Kind of Maker are You?

The Campana Center for Ideation and Invention gives every maker the tools, skills and confidence they need to bring their ideas to life.

Businesses

Businesses

We are your R&D center. Access cutting-edge tools and equipment to keep your company innovative and competitive in an ever-changing global economy.

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Kids & Families

Kids & Families

The maker movement is a family affair. With fun project ideas for any age, the Campana Center is where kids and families can come together and experience the power of making.

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Entrepreneurs & Inventors

Entrepreneurs & Inventors

Whether you're tinkering with technology or launching a startup, the tools you need to explore a product idea are here. So are experienced business mentors who can help you identify the pathways from innovative idea to successful company.

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Students

Students

Get the additive and advanced manufacturing experience employers want. Whether you're a prospective or current LCCC student, we have a career path designed for success in the exciting and evolving manufacturing industry.

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Artists

Artists

Whether art is a hobby or your career its convergence with the maker movement is clear. Come create your art in our space with cutting-edge making tools that can bring your piece to life.

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Educators

Educators

Give your students a hands-on STEAM experience. From one-day field trips to customizable programming, the Campana Center is the perfect place to show your class the power of STEAM.

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More than Making.

We give our community access to latest creating tools. But that’s just the beginning.


Inventions and Inspiration

See what our community is creating. And share your ideas with us.

Join us at an upcoming class, workshop or event.


In the news

A New Home for the Future of Manufacturing

Campana Center for Ideation and Invention promotes innovation and job  growth in Northeast Ohio with access to cutting-edge digital manufacturing and fabrication capabilities. Growing up in Lorain County, Bob Campana was mesmerized by the manufacturing bustle that defined Northeast Ohio….

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Girls in STEM | LCCC program encourages teens to explore manufacturing

All year long, WKYC will be spotlighting Girls in STEM, an initiative that inspires girls…

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Additive manufacturing in Ohio is creating the next generation of innovation

Additive manufacturing, or AM, is on a fast path to revolutionizing the advanced manufacturing industry…

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STEM event at LCCC encourages students to choose engineering careers

Lorain County Community College hosted the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Showcase on Oct. 10…

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