Innovation Places

Tenth Street innovation corridor

Running from IU’s tech park to the city’s Trades District, Bloomington’s Tenth Street is a connector for entrepreneurial activity. Along the Tenth Street corridor are a number of hubs of innovation and entrepreneurship, including the renowned and highly ranked IU Kelley School of Business and the School of Informatics and Computing, home to IU’s Intelligent Systems Engineering program.

Fort Wayne

Electric Works

Electric Works is a mixed-use district of innovation, energy and culture, developed as a public/private partnership between RTM Ventures and the city of Fort Wayne. Electric Works includes 1.2 million square feet of space for office, educational, innovation, retail, residential, hotel and entertainment uses.

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16 Tech Innovation District

16 Tech is an ambitious life sciences and technology district adjacent to the IUPUI campus and anchored by the Indiana Biosciences Research Institute (IBRI). 16 Tech aims to attract leaders in the life sciences, technology, advanced manufacturing, and creative industries. The Economic Engagement has been heavily involved in the leadership of both 16 Tech and IBRI.

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IoT Lab-Fishers

The new Indiana IoT Lab-Fishers, co-founded by Indiana University and located in the city’s certified technology park, aims to encourage innovation within the Internet of Things industry. The lab will give Indiana University students and faculty the opportunity for collaboration, research, and internships.

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Union 525

Union 525 is a top tech venue providing space for startup and growing companies in downtown Indianapolis. Our presence at Union 525 enables Indiana University to directly collaborate with Indianapolis tech innovators and entrepreneurs.

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Shared Drive

The Shared Drive is Howard County’s first co-working space for entrepreneurs, located in the Inventrek Tech Park.

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