What is TVCOG?

Inspiring collaboration & creative confidence.

Tech Valley Center of Gravity is a makerspace, prototyping center, manufacturing incubator, STEAM-education center and creative community located in the heart of downtown Troy, New York. A member-supported 501(c)(3) community resource organization, the Center of Gravity serves members from Albany, Columbia, Rensselaer, Saratoga and Schenectady counties and beyond with space, tools, technology and expertise to explore and exercise their creativity, turn ideas into objects of art and/or utility, and launch new ventures based on their own ingenuity. Within the walls of this 15,000 sf facility -- spread over two floors of an award-winning historically renovated former department store -- you will find:

  • 3D Printers
  • Fiber Arts Area
  • Electronics and Microprocessors
  • Metal Shop
  • Co-Working Space/Amenities
  • Innovation Studio Space
  • Meeting and Class Rooms
  • THINQubator (STEAM Education)
  • Laser Cutter
  • Woodshop
  • Glass and Enamel Shop
  • Model Shop
  • Welding Shop
  • Prototyping Center
  • Community Kitchen

Access to these resources are benefits of membership in Tech Valley Center of Gravity. Learn more about membership.