NIIP- Live, work, Learn, & Lead Vision 20/20 Master Plan
The Innovation Park believes that technology-based companies and high-tech entrepreneurs grow best when surrounded by their peers in a rich technology environment wrapped in a modern community that is geared to their growing lifestyle - a place where life, work and learning converge and thrive. A place that attracts and develops brilliant and creative minds, industrious people and growing companies that generate great, economy-driving innovations. A place where people can live, work, learn, lead and love it.
The Innovation Park serves 11 counties in northern Indiana - Adams, Allen, De Kalb, Huntington, Kosciusko, Lagrange, Noble, Steuben, Wabash, Wells, and Whitley - an area with a combined population of close to a million people.
The Innovation Park is a regional hub for business development, new venture formation, angel investors, high tech innovators, and civic leadership. Its many classes, conferences, seminars and workshops attract participants by the thousands every year; since the Park first opened in September 2005, and has had over 20,000 visitors have attended events at the Innovation Center.
The Innovation Park provides complete new venture incubation services - including lab and office space - for over 40 on-campus entrepreneurial clients; eleven additional off-campus associate clients operating in their own facilities are enrolled in Innovation Center business development and acceleration programs.