ND Forms Strategic Alliance with IN Biosciences Research Institute

Thursday, December 6, 2018
INside Indiana Business reports that the University of Notre Dame has signed a strategic alliance agreement with the Indiana Biosciences Research

ND Unveils Largest Mach 6 Quiet Hypersonic Test Facility in U.S.

Friday, November 30, 2018
The University of Notre Dame has completed development of the country’s largest quiet Mach 6 hypersonic wind tunnel. Funded with support from

Downtown South Bend Library to be Renovated

Tuesday, November 27, 2018
On November 26, South Bend's Common Council took two actions enabling the St. Joseph County Public Library to move forward with an ambitious Main

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STUDEBAKER CAMPUS: The former Studebaker plant, part of the Renaissance District, is being redeveloped into 1.3M sf of reborn industrial space to become the Midwest’s largest mixed-use tech campus...Read more

Big Bits: People often ask about what type of things we make at Big Bits. “My answer to that is call us when you find yourself saying, ‘I have no idea how to get this made and no one sells it.’”...Read more

DATA REALTY: The things that are happening in this Ignition Park corridor—the things we are doing with data and analytics—are the same as what is being done in Silicon Valley...Read more 

INOVATEUS SOLAR: While South Bend-based Inovateus Solar is a major player in the solar industry, it’s their entrepreneurial spirit and way of doing business that stand out...Read more


SOUTH BEND'S GEOGRAPHIC ADVANTAGE: “Customers come to us because of the geographic distribution advantages of South Bend. Our region is a very cost-effective distribution area for ground transportation." Mossberg & Co. Read more 

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AM General Corporation

Cressy Commercial Real Estate

Kruggel Lawton CPAs

Old National Bank

Ancon Construction Co., Inc.

Faegre Baker Daniels LLP

Martin's Super Markets

Saint Joseph Health System

Beacon Medical Group

Four Winds Casino Resort



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• Anthony Travel • The Healy Group • Mossberg & Company, Inc. • Tuesley Hall Konopa, LLC
• AT&T Hubbell-RACO • MutualBank • Unifrax Corporation
• Bayer US LLC • I/N Tek – I/N Kote Navarre Hospitality Walmart-Mishawaka
• Beacon Health System • Imagineering Enterprises • Notre Dame Federal Credit Union • WNDU – TV
Cardinal Nursing and Rehabilitation • Indiana Michigan Power • Pathfinders Advertising • WorkOne Northern Indiana
Chase • IU South Bend • Physicians Health Plan • WSBT, Inc.
Communitywide Federal Credit Union • IOI/Interlogic Outsourcing • RSM US, LLP  
Daman Products Company • Ivy Tech Community College • Saint Mary's College  
Doubletree by Hilton South Bend • Jordan Automotive Group • Selge Construction Co., Inc.  
Edward Jones-Shawn Stevens Kuert Concrete • South Bend Chocolate Company  
Fifth Third Bank • Lawson-Fisher Associates • South Bend Tribune  
First State Bank • Lock Joint Tube, Inc. • Specialized Staffing Solutions  
Gates Automotive • Majority Builders • Stanz Foodservice, Inc.  
• General Stamping & Metalworks • Manufacturing Technology, LLC • Steel Warehouse Company  
• Gibson • May Oberfell Lorber • Tire Rack  
• Gurley Leep Automotive • Metzger, Mancini & Lackner, CPAs • TRANSPO  


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