• Exploring the SBIR/STTR Program for Early Stage Financing with Elevate Ventures

    Join Elevate Ventures to learn more about the SBIR/STTR Program for Early Stage Financing

    This event will introduce you to the resources Indiana has to offer specific to non-dilutive capital and local, state, and federal contracting. Join Kris Parmelee, Parmelee Consulting and Robert Warner, Northeast PTAC Counselor, to explore the ins and outs of the SBIR/STTR program and Government Contracting.

    Event Details
    March 15, 2019  |  12:00 – 1:30 PM
    Venue: The Atrium
    111 W Berry St #211, Fort Wayne, IN 46802

    Click Here To Learn More and Register For This Event

  • March NIDIA Lunch-N-Learn Recap

    We’d like to thank Mike Dodd from the Indiana Innovation Institute (IN3) for presenting at the March NIDIA Lunch-n-Learn hosted by Aaron Springer. IN3’s purpose is to bring together the best minds in government, academia and industry to solve real world problems for the DOD, NSA and industry.

    Mike will be back with us in May; looking for businesses interested in teaming together to bid on OTA requirements. The May Lunch-n-Learn will be a tremendous opportunity to form local teams and go after new business. We look forward to seeing all our members participate.

  • 3rd Annual USO of Indiana Golf Outing

    NIDIA Members,

    The Indiana USO Chapter is in invited us to play and/or sponsor in a charity golf outing.

    3rd Annual USO of Indiana Golf Outing
    May 17, 2019 10:45 am – 6:00 pm
    The Legends Golf Club, 2555 Hurricane Road, Franklin, IN, USA

    Download the registration form here or visit https://e.givesmart.com/events/cjT/ for more information about this event.

  • Purdue Technical Assistance Program

    Below is a summary of the Purdue Technical Assistance (TAP) program, a service through Purdue University that is available to Indiana businesses.

    Click here to download a PDF of the TAP flier.

    Purdue Technical Assistance Program:  This program provides 40-hours of externally-funded project support using Purdue faculty.  Your business would be eligible to participate in this program each calendar year.  Projects beyond the 40-hour funding limit can be quoted.  This program is good for short-term (acute) projects for which we can develop a well-defined scope.  We have completed projects in areas ranging from information technology, software selection, materials engineering, plant layout, human resources and other areas.   http://mep.purdue.edu/services/faculty-projects/

    If there are any NIDIA members who are interested in exploring this program, please contact Sean Ryan. Sean’s contact information is below

    Sean Ryan
    Director, Office of Engagement
    Purdue University Fort Wayne
    Indiana University
    Purdue University
    Office:  260-481-0286
    Cell:  260-452-4318
    E-mail:  ryans@pfw.edu

  • (Updated) Indiana Manufacturing Competitiveness Center (IN-MaC)

    Below is a summary of the Indiana Next Generation Manufacturing Competitiveness Center (IN-MaC) technology adoption program, a service through Purdue University that is available to Indiana manufacturers.  Click here to download a PDF of the IN-MaC flier.

    Indiana Manufacturing Competitiveness Center (IN-MaC):  This program provides matching funds for Indiana manufacturers to adopt new technologies designed to improve their process – in general these technologies are defined as computer models.  We have quite a bit of experience in creating simulation models of various manufacturing processes to assist in capacity planning and process improvement, in addition to digital engineering (finite element modeling) and product lifecycle management software.   The state will provide funds for Purdue faculty to work with your business to successfully implement technologies in any of these three areas, at a level up to 2x your in-kind investment with a maximum of $40K.  http://www.purdue.edu/in-mac/tech_adoption.html

    If there are any NIDIA members who are interested in exploring this program, please contact Sean Ryan (contact details below) and he can help  guide you through the process.

    Sean Ryan
    Director, Office of Engagement
    Purdue University Fort Wayne
    Indiana University
    Purdue University
    Office:  260-481-0286
    Cell:  260-452-4318
    E-mail:  ryans@pfw.edu