26
Feb '19

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

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20
Feb '19

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.

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20
Feb '19

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.

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18
Feb '19

(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)...

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18
Feb '19

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...

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06
Feb '19

IN3 Lunch & Learn Series for NIDIA Members & Guests

The Northeast Indiana Defense Industry Association (NIDIA) is partnering with the Indiana Innovation Institute (IN3) to present a quarterly Lunch & Learn series in 2019! Our first session will feature IN3 Director of Business Development Mike Dodd, who will provide an overview of the IN3 applied research institute model and describe IN3’s consortium, the INdiana Consortium for Advanced Technology Transition (INCATT). In addition, Mike will share examples of how purpose-built IN3 teams are focusing on difficult technical challenges confronting the US Department of Defense and industry involving microelectronics, hypersonics, electronic warfare and other advanced technologies. This event is Free to NIDIA members. $15 per person...

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04
Dec '18

Last Chance: SBIR & STTR Program Update and Federal Navigator Tutorial

Don’t miss your chance to join us THIS FRIDAY (Dec 14) for the special NIDIA event to wrap-up 2018. Contracts with NIDIA member Third Coast Federal will present “Building a Federal Business: Funding Innovation through the SBIR & STTR Programs” and share a tutorial on the Federal Navigator database. For a full list of topics, please visit: https://www.innov8in.com/blog/dod2019sbirsttr DATE AND TIME Fri, December 14, 2018 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM EST LOCATION Raytheon 1010 Production Road Fort Wayne, IN 46808 For more information and to get your FREE tickets visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nidia-special-event-sbir-sttr-program-update-and-federal-navigator-tutorial-tickets-53278171445

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29
Nov '18

Last Chance to Register for NIDIA Member Meeting & Mixer

Today, November 29th, is the deadline for registering for these events, don’t miss it! Join us for the final NIDIA membership meeting of 2018. We are grateful to Raytheon for hosting our meeting. Membership Meeting Agenda: – 2:30PM Welcome & overview of BAE Systems capabilities – 3:00PM Update from Indiana Innovation Institute – 3:30PM Presentation by Eugene Jones on cybersecurity programs at Purdue MEP and an introduction to the Indiana Innovation Institute (IN-3) by Mike Dodd – 4:00PM Wrap-up Our membership meeting will be followed by another NIDIA social “mixer” at Teds Wine Bar (12628 Coldwater Road, Fort Wayne, IN...

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19
Nov '18

NIDIA Year-end Membership Meeting & Social Mixer

Join us for the final NIDIA membership meeting of 2018. We are grateful to Raytheon for hosting our meeting. Following is the draft meeting agenda: – 2:30PM Welcome & overview of BAE Systems capabilities – 3:00PM Update from Indiana Innovation Institute – 3:30PM Briefing by Purdue MEP – 4:00PM Wrap-up Our membership meeting will be followed by another NIDIA social “mixer” at Teds Wine Bar (12628 Coldwater Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46845) from 5:00PM-7:00PM. RSVP for this fun event here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nidia-year-end-membership-meeting-social-mixer-tickets-52813179642

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15
Nov '18

Regional High School STEM competition to be held Friday, 11/16/18

TechFest 2018 will draw hundreds of students from Northeast Indiana (November 13, 2018) – High school students from throughout northeast Indiana will descend upon the McMillen Park Community Center in Fort Wayne this Friday to compete at TechFest 2018. The 9th annual TechFest event will see 568 students representing 18 high schools throughout northeast Indiana compete in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) oriented competitions and learn about college and career opportunities in northeast Indiana. “We are so excited to get this event underway on Friday,” said Event Coordinator Kurt Whited. “The students bring such energy to the day and...

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