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About the Incubator

The Indiana County Small Business Incubator is dedicated to increasing Indiana County's economic prosperity by encouraging high-tech development and industrial diversification.

Established in 1986, the Indiana County Small Business Incubator is a community service outreach project of Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Until 2007, this program was funded in part by the Ben Franklin Partnership of Central and Northern Pennsylvania.

Services Offered

As a unit of the Management Services Group (MSG), the Incubator offers a number of diversified services to new entrepreneurs and established companies, including:

  • Business plan development
  • Counseling on starting a business
  • Consulting services related to:
    • Accounting and bookkeeping
    • Marketing
    • Financing
    • Strategic planning
    • Operations management
    • Site search
  • Government contracting
    • Federal
    • State
    • Local
  • Student interns for business projects
  • Collaboration with IUP faculty, staff, and students
  • Forms for filing:
    • Sales tax application
    • Employer I.D. number (EIN)
    • Fictitious name registration

Campus-Based Resources

Six centers and institutes within the Eberly College of Business and Information Technology make up the Management Services Group:

Incubator tenants are welcome to use the full resources of the MSG for all their business needs.

If you are interested in pursuing a business venture, or you have a company that you believe may qualify for Incubator space, please call for an appointment.

  • Indiana County Small Business Incubator
  • 650 South 13th Street
    Robertshaw Building, Room 5
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-7824
  • Fax: 724-357-3082
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.