From chambers of commerce to startup accelerators, Indiana University works with economic development partners throughout the state to help Indiana thrive. The Office of the Vice President for Government Relations and Economic Engagement can help your organization find opportunities for strategic partnerships with IU.Learn about partnering with IU
Maximize your impact by partnering with IU
Contact the Office of the Vice President for Government Relations and Economic Engagement at 317-274-2100 or email@example.com.
Indiana University is . . .
Fostering economic growth
The IU Council for Regional Engagement and Economic Development (CREED) addresses regional economic concerns and identifies means by which IU resources can advance economic development efforts in the state.
Preparing the workforce of the future
IU is partnering with the Lilly Endowment on the Sustaining Talent • Engaging Partners (STEP) grant program, which provides funding for IU’s regional campuses to address the specific workforce needs of the communities they serve.
Making space for innovation
IU has established a presence at innovation spaces throughout the state, including:
- 16 Tech (Indianapolis)
- Dimension Mill (Bloomington)
- Electric Works (Fort Wayne)
- Indiana IoT Lab (Fishers)
- The Shared Drive at Inventrek (Kokomo)
- Union 525 (Indianapolis)
- WestGate@Crane Technology Park (Crane)
All spaces listed here can be used by anyone affiliated with IU. To reserve time at one of these spaces, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
IU has been designated an Innovation and Economic Prosperity University by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities.
IU’s statewide impact
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$1.275Bin taxable county wages