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McRobbie addresses skills gap, suggests solutions during visit to IU South Bend

IU President Michael A. McRobbie took to the rooftops to suggest how Indiana can fill the skills gap between the number of technically trained college graduates produced and the growing demand for such workers.

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Critical need for defense collaboration highlights inaugural Innovation Crossover

The U.S. military seeks joint research efforts with industries and universities to address mutual tech challenges, which in turn spurs regional economic growth.

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Center for Entrepreneurship at IU East celebrates its 10th anniversary

The center helps students -- regardless of major -- hone their business-building skills. Director Timothy Scales sat down with "Inside Indiana Business."

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At IU Kokomo, it’s never too early to introduce innovation

More than 1,000 Howard County kindergartners were invited to the "Walk Into My Future" event, intended to increase educational attainment and ultimately improve the region's economy and quality of life.

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IU researchers featured in report about Indiana life science sector
Four IU scientists are among 12 professionals highlighted in the "Profile of Money, Molecules and Management" report published by BioCrossroads.
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DiMarchi ranked among world’s top three translational researchers in biotech

One of IU's most prolific inventors had 17 patents granted in 2015 alone.

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Indiana Business Research Center rolls out Innovation 2.0 research portal

The web-based tool is valuable for economic developers, policymakers and practitioners.

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CREED members learn how Herron School of Art and Design makes key contributions to local, regional and state economies

How do art and design contribute to regional engagement and economic development? Herron Dean Valerie Eickmeier shares examples, from product development to community services to people-centered design.

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McRobbie: TASUS expansion is key for Bloomington's Trades District, 10th Street Tech Corridor

The expansion of Tsuchiya Co. Ltd.'s North American headquarters means more than 18 new jobs. The $9.2 million investment also represents a significant moment in the long-term growth of south-central Indiana.

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Carley: Economic development success hinges on deep, long-term ties with external partners

IU's associate director for economic development found this common theme at the UEDA annual summit. Read the rest of Joe Carley's takeaways on the Crimson Catalyst.

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