Hangar6: DIY rapid prototyping

Hangar6, a new program brought to you by FFVC, is the Research Triangle region’s premier prototyping and design assistance space for technology-based companies. Hangar6 enables designing, building and modeling product prototypes using tools, such as 3D scanners, CO2 lasers, metal fiber lasers, CNC mill, 3D printers and more.

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Design. Prototype. Conquer.

Located in North Carolina’s Research Triangle Park, Hangar6 offers entrepreneurs, start-ups and businesses a local prototyping space to build prototypes on their own schedule. Use our scheduling tool to find the equipment, evolve your designs in real-time, and tap into the expertise of our skilled team for machine training and design help.

We know a thing, or 300 about product development

Hangar6 was created by the First Flight Venture Center (FFVC), North Carolina’s foremost science and technology business incubator. With a focus on High Science-High Impact, in the past 26 years, FFVC has helped launch more than 300 companies with a combined value in excess of $7B.

By adding Hangar6, FFVC is providing access to equipment, workspace and a community of like-minded people and experienced technologists—all the resources you need to get your ideas off the napkin and into the marketplace.


Membership & Support

Hangar6 is a subscription-based program, with options to meet small or large company needs. We offer monthly and yearly memberships and sponsorships with multiple memberships and more for larger enterprises.

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  • Hangar6 Monthly

    Monthly

    $200

    • The Hangar6 Standard Plan requires the first 3 months to be paid ($600) and thereafter monthly payments of $200. The plan provides access to the shop and equipment* booking schedules for use during regular business hours. *The CNC Mill is a highly complex machine and will require additional paid training before access can be given.

       

  • Hangar6 Annual Membership

    Annually

    $2,000

    • The Hangar6 Annual Membership provides the same benefits as the Standard Plan but with a hefty yearly discount.  Access to the shop and equipment*  booking schedules for use during regular business hours. * The CNC Mill is a highly complex machine and will require additional paid training before access can be given.

  • Hangar6 Sponsorship Membership Bronze

    Annually

    $10,000

    • A Bronze Sponsorship plan comes with TWO memberships as well as: 5hrs per month of one-on-one equipment training and a Live-link for your company on our sponsorship page.

  • Hangar6 Sponsorship Membership Silver

    Annually

    $20,000

    • A Silver Sponsorship plan comes with FOUR  memberships as well as: 7hrs per month of one-on-one equipment training and/or design assistance and a Live-link for your company on our sponsorship page.

  • Hangar6 Sponsorship Membership Gold

    Annually

    $30,000

    • A Gold Sponsorship plan comes with SIX memberships as well as: 9hrs per month of one-on-one equipment training and/or design assistance and a Live-link for your company on our sponsorship page.

  • Hangar6 Sponsorship Membership Platinum

    Annually

    $50,000

    • The Hangar6 Platinum Sponsorship is custom made.  Let's work together to come up with a package just for you.

       

  • Hangar6 Friend

    Annually

    $1,000

    • With a donation of $1,000, you will have our thanks as well as a live-link on our Friends of Hangar6 Sponsor page.

       

  • Hangar6 Patron

    Annually

    $3,000

    • With a donation of $3,000, you will have our thanks as well as a live-link on our Patrons of Hangar6 Sponsor page and Sponsorship signage inside the Hangar6 facility.

  • Hangar6 Benefactor

    Annually

    $5,000

    • With a donation of $5,000, you will have our thanks, a live-link on our Benefactors of Hangar6 Sponsor page, as well as the naming rights for a select piece of equipment.

  • Hangar6 Angel

    Annually

    $10,000

    • With a donation of $10,000 you will have our undying gratitude, a live-link on Hangar6 and FFVC site, be inlcuded in our member directory, and have direct naming rightss to parts of our facility.

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