On Inside INdiana Business hosted by Gerry Dick, the show dedicated a half hour to featuring the important milestones and aspects of the $500 million, 50-acre 16 Tech Innovation District located northwest of downtown Indianapolis. Among those he talked with were CICP President and CEO David Johnson, who leads the organization that spearheaded the 16 Tech project, Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett and 16 Tech President and CEO Bob Coy. 16 Tech, which just opened its first building, Innovation Building 1, will become an economic driver and talent attraction for Indianapolis.

CICP President and CEO David Johnson talks about the rich history of the area and why it is founded on innovation. [WATCH]

Former Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard talks about the history of 16 Tech.  [WATCH]

Bob Coy, president and CEO of 16 Tech, talks about the  significant milestone of opening Innovation Building 1. [WATCH]

Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett talks about 16 Tech and the impact on the Indianapolis economy. [WATCH]

Indiana Biosciences Research Institute (IBRI) and moving Into 16 Tech Innovation Building 1. [WATCH]

16 Tech’s Director of Community Initiatives Starla Hart talks about the community and neighborhood impact. [WATCH]

16 Tech Innovation Hub now known as HqO, will serve a number of important functions for the District.

  • Flexible office, incubator and meeting space in an area known as 1776. [WATCH]
  • A makerspace known as Machyne. [WATCH]
  • A new artisan market and restaurant area known as AMP.  [WATCH]


(Sources: Inside INdiana Business, 16 Tech)