Cal Poly San Luis Obispo


Open to the business community, our two-year incubator program includes everything needed for early-stage companies to develop into financially stable, high-growth enterprises by providing the tools, training and infrastructure that help facilitate smarter, faster growth.

Programming includes all the essential tools needed to succeed such as:

Businesses will also be able to utilize all of the CIE HotHouse resources, such as office space, conference rooms and an invaluable peer network. Programming includes virtual and in-person options. Applications are open year round.

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Find out more about our current incubator companies listed below.

Armadillo Designs is creating the Armadillo Shell for the back of a pickup truck. Innovating a better storage solution for construction workers and other trades alike.

ARTIFEX is an early-stage building technologies company focused on creating a spatial detection tool, the AFX-10, to expedite the as-built drawing process for construction professionals.

Blueline Robotics is working to save lives by providing first responders with cost-effective tactical robotic solutions.

CuveeMe is helping winemakers eliminate redundant and non-creative work so the winemaker can focus on the art of blending wines. Website & logo coming soon!

Dcubed develops mass-customizable, export restriction-free Actuators and Deployable Structures that make advanced SmallSat & CubeSat missions possible by keeping especially the need of New Space Customers in mind.

Enduro Campers builds off-road camper trucks that combine the comfort and convenience of a campervan with the off-road capabilities of a pickup truck. Enduro Campers replaces the bed of any pickup truck with an extremely strong, super light, wood-free camper body constructed from advanced composite materials.

The Future Is Good (FIG) is a comprehensive sustainability-centric community and marketplace that allows visitors to shop sustainable products, learn about social and environmental issues, and join a community of people excited about building a good future, together.

For Mom Care is a web-based platform that helps physicians support new moms through their postpartum recovery by automating the patient screening process, providing medically backed answers to patient questions, and providing on-demand telemedicine.

PowerMove is a virtual, gamified fitness platform with the purpose of creating healthy screen time and teaching kids to love exercise. Using the webcam on any standard smartphone, computer, or tablet, PowerMove uses motion tracking, which utilizes the player’s body movements to progress through fitness journeys.

Song Coins is a two way marketplace in which artists can “go public” like a company would and sell tokens that represent shares of their music IP. Artists can also buy tokens containing the personal data of their fans and investors if those users opt in. Website & logo coming soon!

Tallyfor enhances online accounting software with the ability to complete business taxes by helping owners move data from source transactions to IRS filing.

TractorCloud is an end-to-end heavy machinery diagnostic, management, and predictive maintenance cloud platform.

What if, when you found yourself in a new situation, an app could tell you what actions worked best for someone like you? It would be like having a big sister or brother who had been there and succeeded. Trees has built the platform and machine learning, for freshman students, for new moms, for PTSD, and for wellness. V5 is in testing.

By combining ultraviolet light with automation we provide farmers with an alternative for pesticides that is equally effective and chemical-free. Using our automated treatment service farmers can reduce treatment uncertainty and hazardous labor while increasing profitability.

Zeste Farms is an indoor vertical farm producing living greens like kale, arugula, cilantro, parsley, basil, dill, dandelion, etc.

As the new backbone of comprehensive physical therapy, Zoetic Motion gives people the power to heal at home. We improve patient adherence through gamifying the process and rewarding our users, while equipping physical therapists with the ability to maximize patient progress.