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.

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.

Brunch is a recipe app that allows you to connect with recipe creators, find new recipes to cook, and plan and shop for the week.

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.

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.

HILITE (High Intensity Low Impact training Exercise) is a workout methodology that takes inspiration from dance, gymnastics, and circus – Our specially designed aerial silks will be used in combination with the mini trampoline to help participants work on muscular endurance, strength, and flexibility. The purpose of HILITE workouts are to improve both heart and body health by providing workouts that are safe on the joints and strengthen cardiorespiratory endurance.

Muraland 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.

Tric Robotics provides farmers with an alternative to pesticides by combining ultraviolet light with automation. 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.