WabashHeartlandRegionPlan

Strategic Plan for Economic and Community Prosperity in the Wabash Heartland Region

August 30, 2016

After more than 18 months of research, planning and community engagement, stakeholders in the Greater Lafayette area released today a comprehensive strategic plan for economic and community prosperity throughout a ten-county region, referred to as the Wabash Heartland Region.

The plan identifies strategies that will augment the long-term growth and prosperity of the region by capitalizing on its regional strengths, including but not limited to, Purdue University, Ivy Tech Community College, industry clusters, and exemplary school systems. The strategic plan, funded by a planning grant from Lilly Endowment Inc., represents the first phase of a multi-year project overseen by the steering committee, which named itself the Wabash Heartland Innovation Network (WHIN).

StrategicPlanforEconomicCommunityProsperitySWCIN

Strategic Plan for Economic and Community Prosperity in Southwest Central Indiana

November 25, 2014

After more than a year of research, planning and community engagement, stakeholders in southwest central Indiana have completed a regional economic development strategy aimed at fostering new growth and capitalizing on existing assets in the region, including but not limited to, Indiana University and Naval Support Activity (NSA) Crane. The Strategic Plan for Economic and Community Prosperity in Southwest Central Indiana was funded by a planning grant from the Lilly Endowment Inc..  Energy Systems Network served as project coordinator, while the research was conducted by Battelle Technology Partnership Practice. [READ PRESS RELEASE]

(Source: Energy Systems Network)