Application Criteria

The Idaho Innovation Center is a business incubator providing resources to small, fledgling companies where entrepreneurs can confidently and aggressively start and grow their small businesses through collaboration, education, mentoring and shared resources.

In order to be eligible for consideration, candidates should meet the following criteria:

  1. Have a company registered in the state of Idaho
  2. Be a for profit business
  3. Be in the early growth stages of business development
  4. Have a product or service that can be commercialized within two years
  5. The company executive leadership must be located in the incubator (unless affiliate)
  6. Have a basic business plan and financial forecast
  7. Have a management team in place that can demonstrate an ability to handle both the technical and managerial aspects of the business and is willing to seek and accept assistance from the program and its network of service providers
  8. Agree to participate in the incubator’s business education programs and to cooperate in achieving the incubation program’s mission
  9. Have the ability to pay deposit and monthly rent or service fee (for affiliate status) and carry up to $1,000,000 liability insurance
  10. Be a business well suited to benefit from the program’s services, environment, technical and business expertise
  11. Have potential for positive economic impact on the community through:
  1. Willing to meet semi annually with the Executive Director for a business review

For questions regarding your application or program, please contact Bryan Magleby, Executive Director, at

208-523-1026 or

The Application Process is as follows:


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