With state-of-the-art equipment, the Maker’s Lab and Innovation Incubator attracts makers of all kinds: engineers, inventors, designers, entrepreneurs, artists, and business leaders alike, creating an incubator for new ideas and the development of products based on the principals of universal design.

The facility is staffed with experienced professionals and equipped with high-tech equipment to support design, rapid prototyping, and fabrication capabilities. This facility includes a computer lab with a variety of design software, 3D printers, CNC router, laser cutter, media arts equipment, wood and metal shops, ceramics studio, and more.

This facility is located in the hamlet of Hurleyville, NY, which is reimagining what it means to be a fully inclusive and sustainable community. This pedestrian-friendly and vibrant Main Street provides access to a variety of experiences and ways to connect, along with an abundance of creative outlets and learning opportunities.

The Maker’s Lab and Innovation Incubator is an affiliate of The Center For Discovery.


The Maker’s Lab and Innovation Incubator is made possible by a generous Principle Leadership Gift provided by the Scherr Family in honor of Vera and Walter J. Scherr.


  • Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Scherr
  • Mr. and Mrs. Walter “Bud” Scherr, III
  • Mr. and Mrs. Robert J. Scherr
  • Mrs. Laura Scherr Saggese and Mr. Edward Saggese


  • The Taft Foundation


  • Mr. Jack F. and Mrs. Ellen R. Alemany
  • Mr. Subhash Chandra, Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd.
  • Mr. and Mrs. Norman M. Feinberg
  • Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation