The Michigan State University Extension Food Processing and Innovation Center (FPIC) is Michigan’s leading independent commercial food development, processing, packaging and research facility.
Businesses big and small rent the state-of-the-art facility featuring the latest in processing and packaging technology to meet their needs and take their business to the next level. Create and commercialize new food and drink product lines for the marketplace in an industry compliant and cutting-edge facility located in Okemos, Michigan.
The FPIC services both existing food businesses and larger scale startups in Michigan, Great Lakes region and beyond.
Accelerating Business. Mitigating Risk. Big Ideas Start Here.
- Full ‘Real Time’ Production Capabilities
- Connected to University departments and expertise
- Flexible Production Line Configurations
- Dedicated Production Areas with Multiple Equipment Capabilities
- Regulatory Compliant Facility
- Located Close to Major Highways with 24/7 Access
- Flexible Leasing Options with Cost Recovery
FPIC featured in the news
Michigan State Researchers Explore Heat-Treating Masks For Healthcare Workers Fighting COVID-19
Published on April 10, 2020 by WKAR: Public Media from Michigan State University
Faced with shortages, hospitals and companies work to extend use of N95 masks
Published on April 10, 2020 by CNN
MSU develops new way to clean, reuse N95 masks
Published on April 3, 2020 by WOOD TV 8 - Grand Rapids, Holland, Kalamazoo
Group looks into resterilizing N95 masks in commercial ovens
Published on April 3, 2020 by Associated Press via Komo Newsradio, Seattle, Washington
'This is huge': MSU baking process decontaminates masks used for treating COVID-19 patients
Published on April 3, 2020 by Lansing State Journal