BioCrossroads releases 2021 annual report
In addition to global health contributions through medical innovations such as the manufacturing of three COVID-19 vaccines, Indiana’s vibrant and unique life sciences industry continues to make a significant impact on the state through its economic strength, contributing more than $79 billion in 2021. In 2021, BioCrossroads focused on collaborations among industry, academic, government and philanthropy; building the entrepreneurial ecosystem through seed investments; and establishing unique sector assets, such as sector-focused educational and market knowledge reports and analysis. In addition, a partnership with the Indiana Economic Development Corporation resulted in world-class companies expanding and building new facilities in the state to take advantage of life sciences assets. Talent also remains central to growth in Indiana’s life sciences sector, and BioCrossroads is highlighting young talent and growing companies through the Career TraX project. [READ ANNUAL REPORT]
Governor’s Workforce Cabinet, Conexus Indiana launch grant program to support high school adoption of Industry 4.0 technologies, prepare future workforce
(INDIANAPOLIS) - The Governor’s Workforce Cabinet and Conexus Indiana today announced a new $500,000 grant program to support Indiana high schools as they prepare students for careers in the increasingly high-tech advanced manufacturing industry. Modeled after the statewide Manufacturing Readiness Grants program, Education Readiness Grants are available for qualifying secondary schools that purchase new, smart manufacturing technologies and equipment to develop skills students need to succeed in an Industry 4.0 economy. The Education Readiness Grants program is a direct response to the success of the Manufacturing Readiness Grants program, launched in mid-2020 and administered by the Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC) in partnership with Conexus Indiana. To date, 169 awards have been made totaling more than $13.4 million in Manufacturing Readiness Grants. These grants are supporting a projected $93 million in capital investment in Industry 4.0 technologies, which connect physical [...]
CICP and TechPoint Launch Nationwide Search for New President and CEO
After nine years of growing CICP's tech initiative TechPoint, President and CEO Mike Langellier recently announced he is stepping down. CICP and TechPoint's Executive Committee have launched a national search for his replacement. Candidates, or those with suggestions for candidates to succeed Langellier, should contact: Robin Goolsbee Robin.Goolsbee@divsearch.com Diversified Search Group To learn more about the position, you can view the job description here.