Indiana Uplands announces READI commitments totaling more than $24.6 million

The Indiana Uplands READI Steering Committee and Regional Opportunity Initiatives (ROI) has announced more than $24.6 million in committed investments from the $30 million in Regional Economic Acceleration and Development Initiative (READI) funds awarded to the Indiana Uplands by the Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC) to enhance the vitality of this 11-county region.

WestGate@Crane welcomes new $84 million collaborative microelectronics campus

A great day for the Indiana Uplands and the State of Indiana! This morning, we broke ground on WestGate One, a new $84 million microelectronics campus at WestGate@Crane. NHanced Semiconductors, Inc., Everspin Technologies, Trusted Semiconductor Solutions, & Reliable MicroSystems, LLC plan to invest $300 million & create 549 specialized, high-wage jobs. Read the complete November 21 announcement from the Indiana Economic … Continue reading WestGate@Crane welcomes new $84 million collaborative microelectronics campus

The Uplands Region: A model for other School-based Enterprise networks

By Conexus Indiana. Several months ago, ROI brought together seven school-based enterprises (SBEs) from across the Indiana Uplands region, allowing students, advisers and administrators to share best practices while also connecting with area business owners. What came from the first “Uplands Made Network” convening was a blueprint, of sorts, for how to drive successful partnerships between schools and local companies through student-run businesses.