AnalytiXIN announces new program in conjunction with Indiana universities to develop data models for Indiana manufacturers

2022-07-25T12:52:11-04:00July 25, 2022|

INDIANAPOLIS (July 25, 2022)  ̶  AnalytiXIN, a strategic program facilitated by the Central Indiana Corporate Partnership (CICP), announced the launch of a pioneering research project focused on manufacturing data analytics. Indiana University, Purdue University and the University of Notre Dame, in collaboration with Conexus Indiana, Energy Systems Network, Emerging Manufacturing Collaboration Center (EMC2) and Amazon Web Services (AWS), will develop advanced energy and manufacturing models and analytics applications focused on reducing energy and carbon footprints. The project will help to increase factory efficiency and enhance sustainability in different manufacturing sectors using advanced artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies. AnalytiXIN is designed to bolster the economic vitality of the state amidst the rapid rise and convergence of strategic technologies—artificial intelligence, machine learning, and data analytics—which challenge in disruptive and imminent ways the traditional innovation landscape for advanced industries in [...]

Central Indiana Corporate Partnership and initiative leaders named to IBJ 250 list of most influential business leaders in Indiana

2022-07-21T12:37:40-04:00July 21, 2022|

INDIANAPOLIS (July 21, 2022) – The Central Indiana Corporate Partnership (CICP) is announcing that its president and CEO and six of its talent and industry sector initiative leaders have been named to the Indianapolis Business Journal’s prestigious list of the 250 most influential business leaders in Indiana. The list represents the people who are making an undeniable impact on the state. Named to the Indiana 250 list from CICP are the following: David L. Johnson, president and CEO, Central Indiana Corporate Partnership Mitch Frazier, president and CEO, AgriNovus Indiana Jason Kloth, president and CEO, Ascend Indiana Patty Martin, president and CEO, BioCrossroads Fred Cartwright, president and CEO, Conexus Indiana Paul Mitchell, president and CEO, Energy Systems Network Ting Gootee, president and CEO, TechPoint Some of the groundbreaking projects CICP and its initiatives have been involved in include the creation of [...]

Central Indiana Corporate Partnership’s visionary president and CEO announces retirement

2022-06-27T10:09:55-04:00June 27, 2022|

INDIANAPOLIS (June 27, 2022) –The Central Indiana Corporate Partnership (CICP) today announced that President and CEO David L. Johnson will retire from his leadership responsibilities at the end of 2022. 2022 marks the tenth year that Johnson has led the organization. He previously served as one of the founders and as the president and CEO of CICP’s life sciences initiative, BioCrossroads – a role he held from 2005 to 2019. Johnson’s ideas, leadership and tireless efforts, both publicly and behind the scenes, have encouraged the vitality of the Indianapolis region and the state. He has also brought CICP widespread recognition of being “one of the most impactful business and civic leadership groups in the nation,” according to a 2019 study published by the Brookings Institution. As an organization under Johnson’s leadership, CICP has grown from 30 to 113 people; added [...]

Central Indiana Corporate Partnership named a Good Wages Initiative certified employer of choice

2022-06-16T09:23:08-04:00June 16, 2022|

INDIANAPOLIS (June 16, 2022)- The Central Indiana Corporate Partnership (CICP) has been named a Certified Good Wages Initiative Indianapolis employer of choice. Overseen by EmployIndy, the Good Wages Initiative (GWI) recognizes employers who pay a sustainable wage of at least $18 per hour and offer health benefits to full-time employees. “Paying good wages and providing employer-sponsored health insurance provides businesses with critical advantages in today’s labor market, from reductions in turnover to increased productivity,” says Marie Mackintosh, EmployIndy’s chief strategy officer. “Employees experience reduced financial stress and improved health outcomes while the community benefits through increased buying power and overall job growth. Good Wages Initiative partner employers set themselves apart by publicly stating their commitment to ensuring Indianapolis has a vibrant economy that is good for businesses, good for workers, and good for the community.” In 2018, the Brookings Institution [...]

Indiana is a Hotspot for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Global Report Says

2022-06-15T13:36:02-04:00June 14, 2022|

INDIANAPOLIS (June 14, 2022) – Today, during London Tech Week, Startup Genome, a policy advisory and research organization, released its 2022 Global Startup Ecosystem Report. The comprehensive, data-driven report analyzed more than 280 entrepreneurial ecosystems including 3 million startups and ranked Indiana as a Global Top 40 Emerging Ecosystem. Indiana is also included in seven other subsets for talent, early capital funding and performance. “The Start Up Genome Top 40 ranking is an exciting validation of the hard work of our entrepreneurs—but there is still more, as a state, we can do,” said Indiana Secretary of Commerce Brad Chambers. “We are leaning in and finding innovative new ways to enable our immensely talented young people to propel our economy forward. I see no more important investment of time and resources and no reason that Indiana should not be a Top 5 ecosystem [...]

CICP named United Way of Central Indiana Spirit United award winner

2022-06-07T14:47:58-04:00June 7, 2022|

Latoya Botteron, CICP COO, CFO, accepts the UWCI Spirit United award on behalf of CICP at the UWCI annual celebration. INDIANAPOLIS (June 7, 2022) – Ann Murtlow, president and CEO of United Way of Central Indiana, was recognized Tuesday as the latest recipient of the Sagamore of the Wabash award, one of the state’s most esteemed honors. Gov. Eric Holcomb presented Murtlow with the award at United Way’s annual celebration. Murtlow retires June 30 after nine years with the nonprofit. “Ann Murtlow’s unique blend of savvy skill, purposeful passion and true team spirit has helped transform United Way of Central Indiana into the powerhouse organization it is today,” Holcomb said. “For her unparalleled passion to help her neighbors and effective efforts to make our communities stronger, it’s my honor to award Ann the Sagamore of the Wabash.” Looking [...]

EmployIndy Launches Marion County’s Good Wages Initiative Based on CICP Report

2022-04-25T13:37:37-04:00April 25, 2022|

EmployIndy has publicly launched the Good Wages Initiative (GWI) in Marion County which certifies, celebrates, and showcases Marion County employers that have voluntarily committed to providing full-time employees both a wage of at least $18/hour and access to employer-sponsored health insurance benefits. In 2018, the Brookings Institution partnered with the Central Indiana Corporate Partnership to produce a report examining Central Indiana’s economic future. Advancing Opportunity in Central Indiana outlines numerous ways the area can develop strategies to increase the availability of more good and promising jobs that pay living wages. Their research determined that  $18/hour, paired with employer-sponsored health insurance, is the general living wage for the Indianapolis area (the number of working and non-working individuals in a household, along with other factors not considered, affect the standard of living for household members).  “Paying good wages and providing employer-sponsored health insurance gives businesses critical advantages in today’s labor market, from reductions in [...]

CICP Releases 2021 Annual Report

2022-04-12T09:07:02-04:00April 11, 2022|

CICP has released its 2021 annual report. In another year that brought many challenges due to the global pandemic, CICP once again rose to the challenges of the moment, while also building for the future. CICP marked many milestones including, the issuing of four reports from Brookings Institution and the American Enterprise Institute for the Indiana GPS Project, the Business Equity for Indy initiative marked one year of advancing racial equity, and CICP conducted 43 COVID-19 special member teleconferences on the pandemic. CICP is also truly grateful for the generous support of Lilly Endowment Inc. which late in the year provided the CICP Foundation with a 3-year, $34.6 million grant for the scientific, educational and charitable work of CICP, AgriNovus Indiana, BioCrossroads, Conexus Indiana and TechPoint. Each of CICP’s six talent and industry sector initiatives (AgriNovus Indiana, Ascend Indiana, BioCrossroads, [...]

16 Tech announces Emily Krueger as next President and CEO

2022-03-16T12:36:52-04:00March 16, 2022|

INDIANAPOLIS – 16 Tech Community Corporation, the nonprofit organization responsible for the programmatic and physical development of the 16 Tech Innovation District, has announced Emily Krueger as its next President and CEO. Krueger will lead the organization effective June 1, succeeding Bob Coy, who announced his retirement last year. Krueger joined 16 Tech in May 2018 as Chief Operating Officer. As the organization’s second employee, Krueger spearheads key organizational initiatives vital to 16 Tech’s progress and success, including the design and construction of public infrastructure projects most notably the international RFP, design and community engagement process for the 16 Tech bridge, an iconic piece of multi-modal infrastructure connecting 16 Tech to the 10th Street medical corridor over Fall Creek; the delivery of innovation services through the flexible office space, makerspace and artisan marketplace in Tech’s innovation hub; and regional coalition [...]

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