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Welcome to the Tech Valley Center of Gravity Wiki,
our public repository of projects, rules, processes, and knowledge.

Who We Are

Tech Valley Center of Gravity is a membership-based non-profit Makerspace serving New York's Capital Region, including Albany, Columbia, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady and Schoharie counties. Our membership is a diverse cadre of makers, creators, artists, engineers and entrepreneurs who work together and share tools and resources which might ordinarily be out of reach. We use these resources to collaborate on individual and community projects in order to promote and cross-pollenate technology and art, while working and experimenting on innovative ideas to encourage learning within our community. We also provide co-working space and serve as the home to two independent not-for-profit organizations: Albany Can Code and Tech Valley Game Space.

How to Find Us

We occupy the lower level and first floor of The Quackenbush Building, a beautifully renovated former department store on the corner of 3rd Street and Broadway in the heart of downtown Troy. Our mailing address is:

30 3rd Street
Troy, NY 12180

You can click here for a Google Map of the location.

How to Join

Would you like to be part of Tech Valley Center of Gravity? It’s easy! There are four simple steps:

  1. Sign up for a membership.
  2. Complete the steps in the introductory email you receive after sign up.
  3. Come by on a Tuesday evening for Social Night to meet fellow members.
  4. Complete the required Zero-to-Maker training for the equipment zones you wish to use.
  5. Show commitment, have ideas, and get involved!

Go to our Membership Signup Page for more information on plans and costs.

How to Help

TVCOG is a community-based, grass-roots effort, so we always need help growing and sustaining the local maker community. Here are a few ways you can help us out:

How to Reach Us


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