About 1819 Innovation Hub


1819 activates startup opportunities that attract outside entrepreneurial talent and investors. If you have a product idea, engage with the Groundfloor to build it and bring it to life. Corporate and community partners who co-locate in 1819 can access shared facilities and front-door service to the university’s resources, including students, faculty, research and continuing education.


“The waterjet can cut through 8” of just about anything.”

Ben Jones + Shop Manager


Map of 1819 Hub relative to the University of Cincinnati







Sourcing recycled materials from a variety of locations we developed a grandfather clock that departs from tradition. Utilizing both the advanced technologies of a waterjet and traditional machining/fabrication techniques we created a weight driven mechanism from these unlikely materials.