It Takes a Village

The Northeast Indiana Innovation Center provides guidance and support to enhance the growth of local businesses. Caption: Michele M. Boillotat, Executive Director of Women’s Philanthropy, Indiana University Foundation, speaks at IU First Lady Laurie Burns-McRobbie’s Women Entrepreneurs/Founders Meeting hosted by The NIIC. Anyone who has raised a child will tell you: It’s hard work. You need […]

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Innovation and Indiana’s Business Future

Excerpt “ENTREPRENEURSHIP – Imagine if … This is the statement posited every day by the great innovators, business builders and visionary entrepreneurs of Indiana. They put innovation to work for the betterment of Hoosiers and mankind. However, innovation alone is insufficient for our state’s economic growth. Only through commercializing innovations do we achieve real and […]

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Economic Development Administration Awards $750,000 Federal Grant to Kickstart an IoT Lab

Excerpt “The Northeast Indiana Innovation Center plans to use the funding to provide infrastructure and resources to entrepreneurs and companies with innovative Internet of Things ideas. The U.S. Economic Development Administration has awarded the Northeast Indiana Innovation Center (NIIC) a three-year, $750,000 grant to start a health-based Internet of Things lab, according to a statement issued […]


EDA Awards $750K Grant for Healthcare Internet of Things Lab

Excerpt “The US Economic Development Administration has awarded a three-year, $750,000 grant to Northeast Indiana Innovation Center to launch a healthcare Internet of Things lab in Fort Wayne, Indiana. December 26, 2018 – The US Economic Development Administration (EDA) has awarded a three-year, $750,000 grant to Northeast Indiana Innovation Center (NIIC) to launch a healthcare Internet of Things lab […]

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Women Helping Each Other – Opportunity Center Allows Training for New Business Ow...

Excerpt “Amber Harper taught general education in Indiana elementary school classrooms 12 years. She became a Google-certified educator and trainer, which allowed her to teach educators how to use Google for educational tools. Later, it became her mission to help burned-out educators who wanted a change. In 2016, it started with a blog, Burned-In Teacher, where […]

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