Launch your startup with SP3NW

Office Space

SP3NW  companies will receive an address with lab and office space in Washington State, and should develop connections to WSU research and core facilities.


SP3NW companies will be based in Spokane County, WA, and will be eligible for federal, state, regional, and local funding opportunities.

Business Planning

SP3NW companies will have access to lean canvas modeling, small business planning, and SBIR/STTR grant writing assistance.

Special Events

SP3NW hosts community events with a focus on innovation. SP3NW members and tenants of the WSU Innovation Center building are often featured at events like our “Founders, Funders, and Friends” event series and our “Pathway to Innovation” event series.

Affiliate Access

SP3NW companies will have access to over 40 SP3NW affiliates for help in managing their IP, navigating regulatory pathways, developing leadership skills, managing contracts, designing and prototyping products, and much more.

How do I incubate with SP3NW?

1. Connect

Contact Michaele.

2. Start

- Complete a 360 company and concept "launch readiness assessment"
- Identify unmet company needs (e.g., space, people, business planning, funding) and potential SP3NW solutions

3. Partner

- Negotiate and review SP3NW membership agreement
- Execute membership agreement

4. Pursue

- Begin incorporation (if needed) and website/digital presence creation (if needed)
- Apply for first grants and meet other SP3NW companies, affiliates, and team members

5. Presence

- Secure lease
- Move into SP3NW office and lab space
- Initiate research and product manufacturing

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