24
Feb '15

Small Technology Firms and Innovators, America’s Largest Seed Fund is Coming to a City Near You

The SBIR Road Tour is a national outreach effort to convey the non-dilutive technology funding opportunity provided through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs. Over the course of this year individual program managers from the 11 participating agencies representing $2.5 billion in early stage funding will embark on a 20 state road tour, participating in a series of events alongside technology entrepreneurs and innovation supporters from across the United States. If you’re an innovator, entrepreneur, researcher, or small technology firm, don’t miss this opportunity. Every SBIR Road Tour stop provides an in-depth understanding...

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20
Feb '15

NIDIA Announces MEGA Conference on April 17, 2015

Fort Wayne, Ind.—The Northeast Indiana Defense Industry Association has announced the agenda and speakers for its semi-annual NIDIA Mega Conference, which will take place on Friday, April 17, at Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW). The all-day conference is being co-sponsored by the Northeast Indiana Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), the Northeast ISBDC, and the IPFW Division of Continuing Studies. The spring 2015 NIDIA Mega Conference will take place in the IPFW Walb Student Union’s International Ballroom from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., with sign-in starting at 9 a.m. This all-day event is open only to members of the Northeast...

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20
Feb '15

STRYKE Team To Showcase “Game Changing” Disruptive Technologies And Solutions at the Lightweight Tactical Vehicles Summit

Taking the DOD call for innovation head on, Stryke, a highly specialized innovative solutions provider that addresses the most difficult and challenging issues our modern tactical vehicle fleet faces is a proud sponsor of the Lightweight Tactical Vehicle Summit in Detroit, Michigan from 16 to 18 March. At this event, Stryke, true to its creed, will provide an exclusive and interactive workshop on “Innovative-Technology Driven Advanced Materials, Manufacturing and Solutions”. Industry leading technology in the following areas, directly applicable to the next generation of tactical vehicles, will be outlined: amorphous metal casting, precision machining of super alloys, additive manufacturing, graphene...

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20
Feb '15

NIDIA Announces 2015 Board of Directors

The Northeast Indiana Defense Industry Association, NIDIA, is excited to announce its 2015 Board of Directors. The Chairman of the Board, David Augustine stated “As we go into the future and significantly grow our defense industry in Northeast Indiana, we need to have the best and brightest leading the way — this group of seasoned executives will make that happen!” THE NIDIA BOARD OF DIRECTORS David Augustine, Stryke Industries, Chairman Joe Peters, USSI, Vice Chairman Scott Maddox, Riverside Manufacturing, Treasurer Rich Howard, Raytheon Pete Thiel, Exelis Bob Hoffman, BAE Jeff Uhey, AM General Chris Straw, Team Quality Services Eric Grotness,...

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13
Feb '15

SORDAC TE 15-3 Event at Muscatatuk Urban Warfare Center in June

SORDAC (Special Operations Research Development Acquisition Center) will have their TE 15-3 (Technical Experimentation) at Muscatatuk Urban Warfare Center on or about 16 to 26 June 2015 with an emphasis on urban/unconventional warfare. This is an opportunity for business to show off their products and gain feedback from real SOF operators. This may lead to a future government contract but is designed to be more of a venue to showcase, test and improve various products through collaboration (think engineers attending versus marketing). Once the RFI is posted (end of February to the middle of March )on the SORDAC web site...

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13
Feb '15

MG Umbarger and NIDIA Announce STARBASE Indianapolis Ribbon Cutting

Major General R. Martin Umbarger, the Adjutant General of Indiana, cordially invites all NIDIA members to attend the ribbon cutting ceremony for the STARBASE Indianapolis Academy located at Stout Field, Headquarters of the Indiana National Guard, 2002 S Holt Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46241 on Friday, February 20, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. Additional information about STARBASE and directions to the ceremony: RSVP by midnight, 13 February 2015 POC: Christy Ruzga at 317-247-3300 x79956 Alt POC: Brande Morgan at 260.415.7402 Military: Duty Uniform   Civilian: Business Casual View map of Event and STARBASE On behalf of the staff of STARBASE Indiana, it...

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09
Feb '15

Harris Corporation to Acquire Exelis – Complementary, Adds Scale and Strengthens Core Franchises

MELBOURNE, Fla. and MCLEAN, Va., Feb. 6, 2015 Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) and Exelis, Inc. (NYSE:XLS) today announced a definitive agreement under which Harris will acquire Exelis in a cash and stock transaction valued at $23.75 per share, or an approximately $4.75 billion enterprise value. The agreement has been unanimously approved by the Boards of Directors of both companies. The transaction is expected to close in June 2015 and is subject to customary closing conditions, including regulatory and Exelis shareholder approval. Under the terms of the transaction, Exelis shareholders will receive $16.625 in cash and 0.1025 of a share of Harris...

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06
Feb '15

Federal grant expert to offer advice, assistance on SBIR, STTR funds at Purdue Foundry on weekly basis

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Entrepreneurs at Purdue University and in the Greater Lafayette community now have the opportunity to meet regularly with a state official and expert in Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) funds. Lisa Hoverman, Ph.D., Indiana’s SBIR/STTR program specialist from Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann’s Office of Small Business and Entrepreneurship (OSBE), will counsel Purdue Foundry and other clients by appointment on Fridays between 9 a.m. and noon. Purdue Foundry is an entrepreneurship and commercialization hub in Discovery Park’s Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship, 1201 W. State St., West Lafayette. Greg Deason,...

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05
Feb '15

DeKalb Chamber of Commerce To Host Fort Wayne Area Leadercast This Year

The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce is hosting the Fort Wayne area broadcast of Leadercast this year. NIDIA business leaders can access the knowledge and experience of world-renowned leaders by attending Leadercast® DeKalb hosted by DeKalb Chamber Partnership held at County Line Church in Auburn on May 8, 2015. The Leadercast event is broadcast LIVE from Atlanta, Ga. to hundreds of sites around the world, including DeKalb County. In 2015 we will dive in to what it means to be a leader worth following through bravery. An essential behavior for any leader is the act of bravery. Bravery is not a...

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25
Jan '15

Stryke Industries Announces Newest Client, Nexotherm LLC

Stryke Industries, a highly specialized business development firm, is excited to announce its newest client, Nexotherm LLC. Stryke Industries manages as part of Nexotherm’s team a coherent strategy of business development actions from research and development, capture planning, customer engagement, contract/proposal writing through product delivery. Nexotherm LLC is a technology company located in Fort Wayne, IN that offers a wide range of phase-change materials for the defense and commercial industries. By adjusting specific chemistry, phase-change materials can be preset to a variety of temperatures and remain at that temperature for extended periods of time. “When we think of water, we...

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