Your product creation and design source for marketable and manufaturable prototypes
The Innovation Modelers Club is a social club comprised of model makers with years of experience creating functional models and prototypes in the automotive industry. Using TechShop Detroit’s facilities, the Innovation Modelers Club can make product prototypes from almost any material such as plastics, wood, metal and more.


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Join Now to be registered for the monthly meetings to be held at Henry Ford Museum!
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October Flier


We’re pleased to welcome Terry Wynn, who runs the Glass Jewelry classes and workshops at i3 Detroit. He will direct us to make our own custom pieces of hand-made glass jewelry which he will then take back with him to fire in his kiln and bring back for us the following month. Join us!

upcoming meetings Sept - Dec


The Innovation Factory Student Designer Competition will be open to designers of all ages. Submissions will be judged by a panel of industry design executives and the winners will be announces at the MAIN Event annually held on the eve of the North American International Autoshow.

  • Scholarship Prizes
  • Industry Visibility
  • Publicity Opportunities

Design brief and rules coming soon…