The Marty Erbaugh (i3) Lab


The Marty Erbaugh (i3) Lab 

The i3 Lab houses student teams that ideate, innovate and incubate their ventures through a product accelerator program led by LaunchNET and Design Innovation. The product accelerator is designed to help teams advance to the next stage in their startup journey through customer discovery, business development and prototyping.   

The entrepreneurial work space features resources, co-working areas and private offices within the Design Innovation Hub at Kent State.


J. Martin (Marty) Erbaugh

This space was created in honor of Marty Erbaugh, an entrepreneur, trustee and longtime advisor of LaunchNET Kent State. Marty was a man of great integrity, kindness and generosity who enjoyed serving God by serving others, particularly those in startup ventures. He was a great mentor and a high achiever, having served as one of LaunchNET's first advisory board members as well as a Burton D. Morgan Foundation Trustee.


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