Innovation is the name of the game, and Shop Class is now for the cool kids.

A change has occurred in our competitive world. The hands-on, “I have a great idea” types are starting to outweigh the intellectual, book theory types.

In cities surrounding Seattle, there are new opportunities for innovators and people looking to personally expand their knowledge and skills-sets.

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NW Innovation Resource Center

The NWIRC is a 501c3 non-profit organization that helps entrepreneurs and inventors in NW Washington develop their business strategy by finding the right tools and community resources needed to bring their ideas to life.

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SnoCo Makerspace

The Snohomish County Makers are a group of hobbyists, entrepreneurs, artists, mad-scientists, hackers, geeks, and other technologically savvy persons interested in creating. We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation and have a local “MakerSpace” collaborative workshop equipped with modern tools.