Pending ongoing inspections in March, SMART Core Labs new Manvel location is expected to open up in April, owner Hamid Ali said.

Once opened, it will be the second location the business has opened, with the first one in Pearland, according to the business’s website.

What you need to know

SMART Core Labs is an education center focused on STEM, and offers a number of services and programs. According to its website, some of its programs include:
  • Camps and after-school programs
  • Robotics, coding
  • Circuitry
  • Web development
  • Artificial intelligence mastery
  • Art and animation
To that end, the business already has summer plans and camps lined up for participants interested, according to its website.

What else?

The facility was originally expected to open up in December, Community Impact previously reported. Ali, the founder of the company, said at the time the new location was part of a broader goal that he called an “ambitious plan for growth.”