Business Startups and Growth Companies Honored at Entrepreneurial Event

Keynote Speaker Santiago Jaramillo Inspires with Purpose April 25, 2019, Fort Wayne, Ind.—“Stuck, overwhelmed, astray, scared, wandering, hesitant, paralyzed, unmotivated, grasping” Women’s Entrepreneurial Opportunity Center (WEOC) Launch Women Business Builder Program participants used these words to describe how it feels to start a business. Recently at The NIIC’s Ideas@Work Signature Event, three different awards were […]

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Northeast Indiana Innovation Center Outlines New Strategic Plan

Excerpt “Jillian Lee and Amber Harper were honored as two of the top entrepreneurs participating in programs at the Northeast Indiana Innovation Center during an event that provided an update on its new strategic plan. Lee is the founder of UniqueLee Creations LLC, which helps people stand out and feel unique with custom bling items. […]

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Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne Awards $5,000 to The NIIC to Serve Main Stre...

April 17, 2019, Fort Wayne, Ind.—The Northeast Indiana Innovation Center (The NIIC) has been awarded a $5,000 grant from Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne. The grant will be used to expand The NIIC’s Enterprising Communities, serving main street and solopreneurs. Enterprising Communities, one of four operational pillars of The NIIC, is focused on increasing […]


Game-Changing Innovation

Excerpt “The Northeast Indiana Innovation Center introduces the Indiana Connected Health IoT Lab to drive regional growth through connectivity and collaboration in the health-related space. Still relishing the excitement of learning his team has won funding for a $1.5 million project through the 2018 Regional Innovation Strategies Program, Mike Fritsch’s enthusiasm is infectious. “This could […]

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What does it mean to be a Certified Tech Park for entrepreneurs?

Excerpt ” ‘Entrepreneurial ecosystem’ is a catchphrase that has caught fire in recent years and for good reason. Local economies are strengthened if and when individuals and companies embrace a symbiotic relationship to innovation and growth. The Northeast Indiana Innovation Center (NIIC) is working to do just that on the northeast side of Fort Wayne. It’s […]

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