Within The South Bend - Elkhart Region
Inspired by its rich history of innovation, entrepreneurship, and fortitude, the South Bend - Elkhart Region has taken the bold step to scale and formalize the regional innovation ecosystem with the launch of the Labs for Industry Futures and Transformation (LIFT) Network. Initiated by a catalytic grant from the Lilly Endowment, the South Bend - Elkhart Regional Partnership and the University of Notre Dame have partnered to create this collection of cutting edge facilities, expertise, and training programs.
As an anchor of the LIFT Network, iNDustry Labs at Notre Dame is a platform to leverage the multidisciplinary expertise creative talent, and cutting edge facilities across the University to catalyze the digital transformation of regional industries.
Increase the productivity of companies to become digital enterprises able to compete and thrive in the global marketplace.
Broaden the region’s industry base by supporting entrepreneurship and industry advancement services for emerging, high-potential economic sectors.
Attract, retain and develop a talent ecosystem with cutting-edge skills and knowledge.