Business Incubators

Create and grow your business with support and services from these Northeast Wisconsin business incubators:

Artisan and Business Center 

NWTC Artisan and Business Center logoAre you interested in turning your artistic skills into a business or growing your current art business? NWTC's Artisan and Business Center, located in downtown Green Bay, is a fully equipped facility featuring four large studios, multipurpose space and classrooms.

The Artisan and Business Center provides classes for anyone wanting to learn about the arts as well as providing business coaching and support for aspiring entrepreneurs and growing n​ew businesses.

For more information, call 920-544-5018 or stop in and see us at 1417 Cedar Street, Green Bay, WI 54​302.

Woodland Kitchen Incubator - Aurora, Wis. 

NWTC Woodland Kitchen logoDo you have a special recipe or food product that you would like to process and sell to the public? NWTC's Woodland Kitchen and Business Incubator, located in Aurora, Wis., is a licensed and inspected, fully-equipped commercial kitchen. The Woodland Kitchen is available to area restaurants, caterers, and aspiring entrepreneurs. Users pay an hourly fee.

The Woodland Kitchen facility also provides business support for entrepreneurs through business plan writing, product labeling, packaging, marketing, and distribution.

For more information, contact Sally Miller at the NWTC Niagara Area Regional Learning Center, or 866-528-5883.

Wisconsin Maritime Center of Excellence

The Wisconsin Maritime Center of Excellence (WMCOE) Business Assistance Center will serve as a business incubator for the successful development of start-up or expanding businesses in Marinette County.
Now accepting tenant applications! Offering the following amenities:Wisconsin Maritime Center of Excellence

  • Private furnished office suites
  • Flexible use manufacturing bays
  • Spacious conference room
  • Internet & land-line office phone provided
  • Co-working space & collaborative area
  • Shared-use color printer
  • Professional mailing address & mailbox
  • Community ‘maker-space’

For more information, contact Mary Paitrick at or call 715-732-1050

​Virtual Incubator

NWTC's Marinette campus houses our Virtual Incubator. The concept of our Virtual Incubator is providing all of the services and supports of a traditional brick and mortar incubator without a physical location being utilized. With our wide array of delivery mechanisms, we are using technology to fuel new ways of creating learning communities and entrepreneurship networks.

For more information, contact Phil Everhart at 715-732-3543.

Advance Business and Manufacturing Center

Advance Economic Development logoThe Advance Business and Manufacturing Center incubator is your one-stop-shop for starting or growing your own business. It's so much more than shop space or office space - it's an incubator. A program specifically designed to successfully develop start-ups and small businesses. Our incubator offers free mentoring from onsite partners like SCORE, NWTC Entrepreneurship Resource Center and the UWGB Small Business Development Center. Plus the center offers flexible leases, a professional setting for your business, and even access to the Advance Brown County MicroLoan Program.

There are many reasons that 87 percent of incubator graduates succeed and 70 percent of small startup businesses outside incubators fail in the first three years. Since 1987, the Advance Business and Manufacturing Center has helped more than 244 people get their businesses up, moving and succeeding.

For more information, contact Elizabeth Slade, incubator manager, 920-496-9010 or

Door County Business Development Center

New and expanding businesses find an enthusiastic, nurturing partner at the Door County Business Development Center, a small business incubator located in Sturgeon Bay Industrial Park. Tenants pay competitive rents and share services and equipment which allow them to keep overhead costs low and get off to a strong start in business.

For more information, contact Paula Sullivan, DCEDC operations manager, 920-743-3113, ext. 202,

Brown County Culinary Kitchen

The Brown C​ounty Culinary Kitchen is a non-profit, collaborative effort among NEW Curative Rehabilitation, the Farm Market Kitchen, Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, and Advance Economic Development of the Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce. Its mission is to provide economic development through entrepreneurship, providing opportunities for sustaining local agriculture, and promoting best practices for food processors.

The Brown County Culinary Kitchen is located inside N.E.W. Curative Rehabilitation, 2900 Curry Lane, Green Bay, WI 54311.

For more information, contact Elizabeth Slade, 920-496-9010 or