CoWorking Space



Our region has long been one where inventors, builders, makers and entrepreneurs have commercialized ideas and flourished. Be it sewing machines, machine tools, fasteners… automotive, aerospace or digital solutions…the lifeblood of our region relies upon innovation and commercialization of ideas.

NIU EIGERlab’s LaunchPad coworking space supports a regional community of like-minded solopreneurs and early-stage innovative businesses by providing a fluid environment to convene, learn, collaborate and commercialize next generation digital and physical product-based businesses. LaunchPad delivers a supportive atmosphere for ideation, implementation and collaboration to accelerate the growth of your enterprise.

Members have discounted access to:

  • Common meeting spaces
  • Semi-private spaces
  • Business coaching
  • Business development tools
  • Innovation programming/Meetups
  • Speakers series
  • Mentors, investors and professional service providers.

Membership options include:

  • Social memberships | $30 per month
  • Part-time open spaces | $60 per month
  • Full-time open spaces | $125 per month
  • Dedicated semiprivate cubicles | $250 per month
  • Private Office | $800-$1500

Meeting Rooms

Meeting rooms will accommodate up to 10, conference spaces that accommodate 50, an auditorium that will accommodate up to 250 and a variety of classroom style training rooms are available. With our pivotally designed furniture, we have the flexibility to set our conference rooms up in a square/rectangle to accommodate meetings requiring interaction or in a classroom style to allow for presentations. To reserve a meeting space, please phone 815.753.2192 or email

LaunchPad! CoWorking Space Pricing

Option 1: Part-Time Open CoWorking Space

  • night and weekend access to LaunchPad CoWorking area
  • discounts on events, workshops and programming
  • permanent mailing address $60 | month

Option 2: Full-Time LaunchPad CoWorking Space

  • 24/7 access to LaunchPad CoWorking area
  • discounts on events, workshops and programming
  • private storage included
  • permanent mailing address $125 | month

Option 3: Full-Time Dedicated Cubicle Space

  • 24/7 access to LaunchPad CoWorking spaces
  • dedicated private cubicle space
  • discounts on events, workshops and programming
  • private storage included
  • permanent mailing address $250 | month

Option 4: Private Full-Time Members

  • 24/7 access to LaunchPad CoWorking area
  • dedicated private and secure office space
  • discounts on events, workshops and programming
  • 12-month minimum membership term
  • permanent mailing address, print & copy services $800 – $1500 | month

Option 5: LaunchPad Social Membership

  • discounts on events, workshops, and C4PD programming
  • use of NIU EIGERlab for mailing address and print & copy services $30 | month

Daily Use: $12 per day | $10 per day, three or more days

 Click here to download our NIU EIGERlab Coworking Space flyer.

Visit us at:

NIU-Rockford, 8500 E. State St., Rockford, IL | 815.753.2192

Center for Product Development (C4PD), 5299 Zenith Parkway, Loves Park, IL | 815.965.3522

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