03.04.20

Tech Deserves Your Intention, Not Your Attention

Tammy Allen, Director | Marketing & Programs, The NIIC
Jason Pennington, Executive Director, Indiana IoT Lab

Emerging IoT Trends Topic of Third Thursday Connections

March 4, 2020, Fort Wayne, Ind. — Emerging Internet of Things (IoT) technology has the potential to transform our world. Technology alone does not solve problems. It requires collective efforts, collaborative culture, willingness to embrace change, and intent. This will be the focus of conversation at the Third Thursday Connections event on March 19, 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at The NIIC in Fort Wayne, Ind. Anyone interested in attending is welcome.

Jason Pennington, Executive Director, Indiana IoT Lab, is the featured speaker. “We must move beyond the buzzwords, acronyms, and hype to connect ideas and people to embrace change with intention,” said Pennington. Key topics for the event include customer-centric outcomes and IoT applications; and rewards and challenges of an IoT startup.

Register for Third Thursday Connections by clicking this link. Seating is limited, and registration is required. Third Thursday Connections is a monthly event to convene people, ideas, and resources to discuss emerging tech health. It is brought to the community by the Connected Health Lab Program at The NIIC. The program was formed to complete IoT discovery or research. The lab brings together the pieces and players to evolve innovation through products and services in the space.

Connected Health Lab is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the United States Economic Development Administration. For more information, visit our website or contact Jessica Carender, Partner Engagement Manager, The NIIC, jcarender@niic.net.

About The NIIC

467 new products launched, 189 patent applications submitted or granted, and 2,290 jobs created—that is what entrepreneurs have achieved through The NIIC since its inception two decades ago. The NIIC has also connected Northeast Indiana companies to attract $91 million in grants and capital.

The NIIC is a non-profit, vibrant entrepreneurial community designed to advise entrepreneurs to plan, launch, and grow successful business ventures. The NIIC bolsters innovative companies to move ideas into action. The NIIC is located in a designated U.S. Small Business Administration HUB Zone. In April 2018, Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb designated The Northeast Indiana Innovation Park Campus as an Opportunity Zone through the U.S. Treasury. The NIIC is the country’s only ISO9001:2015 registered business incubation and acceleration program. TheNIIC.org. Click here for The NIIC press kit.

Contact: Tammy Allen, Director, Marketing & Programs, tallen@niic.net, 260-407-1731

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