Black Fire Innovation

Black Fire Innovation is our state-of-the-art lab located at the Harry Reid Research and Technology Park. Our facilities feature modern hospitality, gaming, and entertainment technology and amenities that organizations can utilize through partnerships or rent for event/work spaces.

The Makerspace at Black Fire is a collaborative workspace that provides resources to members of the Las Vegas community. We welcome you to work with the Makerspace team to receive project consultations, create branding and marketing collateral, collaborate on prototyping/fabrication, and make use of our equipment.

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RebelForge is a student-supporting initiative by the Nevada SBDC and the UNLV Office of Economic Development. The initiative aims to provide mentorship, guidance, and support to UNLV students so they can expand their knowledge, access funding, and leverage our facilities.

UNLV Free Cyber Clinic

Led by students, the UNLV Free Cyber Clinic offers cybersecurity measures to small businesses to help protect them against cybercrime. Our students will work with your organization to fortify your computer systems and reduce the risk of security/information breaches.

The UNLV Innovation Incubator

The UNLV Innovation Incubator is a student program that supports the inventions of students from inception to commercialization. Program participants receive support and mentorship during three critical phases: ideation, where they develop their brightest ideas; incubation, where they give more shape to their ideas and refine it for viability; and acceleration, where they plan to showcase their inventions to the public.