Central Indiana Corporate Partnership’s branded initiative Energy Systems Network merges with the Battery Innovation Center

2022-07-28T09:54:29-04:00July 28, 2022|

INDIANAPOLIS (July 28, 2022) –The Central Indiana Corporate Partnership (CICP) today announced that one of its branded industry sector initiatives, Energy Systems Network (ESN), which is focused on advanced energy technology and transportation, is merging with the Battery Innovation Center (BIC) effective August 5, 2022. ESN was formed by CICP in 2009. In 2010, ESN created the BIC as a collaborative commercialization project seeking to advance Indiana’s ability to develop, test, manufacture, and commercialize battery and related energy systems technologies. The BIC was launched as a separate entity in 2012 but has continued to work closely with the organization. While headquartered in Indiana, ESN and the BIC have succeeded in developing industry-led initiatives that are accelerating technology development and commercialization through a broad global network of corporate partners. “ESN has certainly had an impressive track record in their ability to [...]

Ascend Indiana, IEDC to build on the Indy Autonomous Challenge to attract and retain top tech talent

2021-05-25T12:48:15-04:00May 25, 2021|

INDIANAPOLIS (May 25, 2021) ─ Ascend Indiana and the Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC) are partnering to help attract and retain participants in the Indy Autonomous Challenge (IAC) in order to meet a growing need for tech talent in the state’s advanced industries. More than 500 students from 40 universities in 14 U.S. states and 11 countries, including two from Indiana, signed up to compete in the IAC. The IAC is the world’s first head-to-head, high-speed autonomous race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, taking place on Oct. 23, 2021. The Central Indiana Corporate Partnership’s (CICP) energy technology initiative Energy Systems Network, and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway are organizing the competition, which has a $1.5 million prize purse and has attracted the best and brightest university students and advisors from around the world. The IAC event enables participants to engage in [...]

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