NIIC EBM Gaming and User Experience Lab to Serve Entities Seeking Training, Development...

January 4, 2017, Fort Wayne, Ind. – Immersion, gamification, user centered design (UCD), and user driven development (UDD) are evolving as critical components for successfully solving real-world problems. To support industries who are driving innovation using this technology, Northeast Indiana Innovation Center (The NIIC) created an integrated gaming and user experience (UX) lab. “We are […]

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Northeast Indiana Innovation Center Receives Lincoln Financial Foundation Grant

December 6, 2016, Fort Wayne, Ind. – Northeast Indiana Innovation Center (The NIIC) received a $45,000 grant from the Lincoln Financial Foundation in support of its Entrepreneurship is a Career Option Initiative. The NIIC’s student entrepreneurship experience is comprised of three interrelated components to inspire future generations of entrepreneurs toward a career in entrepreneurship. These […]

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Muncie Innovation Connector Recognizes Entrepreneurs And Innovators At Excellence In In...

Muncie, IN – Muncie Innovation Connector recently hosted the second annual Excellence in Innovation Awards at the Horizon Convention Center. This celebration recognized leaders in business innovation including those who are well established and others who are emerging.Ted Baker, Executive Director of the Innovation Connector, served as the evening’s emcee. Karl LaPan, President & CEO […]


Innovative Livestock Group Forms to Disrupt $1.4 Trillion Livestock Industry

Innovators are disruptors. Innovative Livestock Group, LLC (ILG), a new company formed by local entrepreneur Brent Davis and Northeast Indiana Innovation Center, intends to disrupt. Livestock systems are a significant global asset with a value of at least $1.4 trillion. It is one of the fastest growing agriculture subsectors in developing countries. The growth is […]

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U.S. SBA Presents Growth Accelerator Fund to Northeast Indiana Innovation Center

District Director Stacey Poynter, U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), presented the 2016 SBA Growth Accelerator Fund, in the amount of $50,000, to The Northeast Indiana Innovation Center (The NIIC). The award recipients were announced last month, and The NIIC was the single Indiana recipient for the accelerator fund. According to SBA, the purpose of the […]

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