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.
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.Explore
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.Explore
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.Explore
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.Explore
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.Explore
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.Explore
More than Making.
We give our community access to latest creating tools. But that’s just the beginning.
Create just about anything in our additive and advanced manufacturing labs that put the latest cutting-edge making tools and equipment at our community’s fingertips.tools & equipment »
Leverage the power of collaboration. As a community college we can connect any maker with the resources they need to turn creative dreams into everyday realities.about us »
Try something new, master a skill, or earn a degree. From one-time class to certificates and degrees, our programs are hands-on, industry driven, and expertly designed.academic programs »
Your idea could be the start of something more. Our on-campus business coaches can help makers understand the connection between building a product and building a business.business services »
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….Read More
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…Read More »
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…Read More »
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…Read More »