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ND, Tesla Partner on Design Studio Course

Published Tuesday, November 20, 2018
According to Inside INdiana Business, the University of Notre Dame School of Architecture has announced a collaboration with California-based Tesla Inc. (Nasdaq: TSLA) to create a design studio course focusing on the company's growing Gigafactory 1 in Nevada. The university says one of the goals is to explore how to move people and materials through the more»

Winners Announced in South Bend Code School Pitch Competition

Published Friday, November 16, 2018
Two 15-year-olds were crowned winners of a business idea event at South Bend Code School. Hello World: A Pitch Competition from "Nowhere, USA" featured five teams presenting concepts to a panel of judges that included San Francisco-based venture capitalist Cyan Banister. David Harrison and Matthew Williams, both from South Bend, took home the $2,500 top more»

Bill Nye, Kevin Kelly Among IDEA Week 2019 Keynotes

Published Wednesday, November 14, 2018
South Bend, Ind. - Emmy Award-winning speaker Bill Nye the Science Guy and Wired magazine co-founder Kevin Kelly were announced as the first round of keynote speakers for IDEA Week 2019, an annual event that celebrates innovation, entrepreneurs and the incubation of new ideas in the South Bend-Elkhart region. Event organizers also announced plans to more»

South Bend Wins $1M in Bloomberg Mayors Challenge

Published Thursday, November 1, 2018
The City of South Bend is a winner of Bloomberg Philanthropies U.S. Mayors Challenge, a yearlong competition that challenged city leaders to uncover and test bold, inventive ideas to confront the toughest problems faced by cities today. Nine cities will receive $1 million to begin implementation on potentially breakthrough solutions to homelessness, the more»

Notre Dame Has $2.46B Economic Impact

Published Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Every five years, the University of Notre Dame measures itself and its impact on the local and regional economy by conducting an impact study. This year’s Economic Impact Report uses data primarily from fiscal year 2017, and includes a broader geographic area beyond South Bend and St. Joseph County, to include Elkhart and Marshall counties. In more»

IDEA Center Establishes $22M Seed Fund for Early-Stage Startups

Published Thursday, October 11, 2018
The Notre Dame IDEA Center, established in 2017 to spur innovation and commercialization efforts at the University, has established a separate for-profit investment fund to accelerate promising early-stage technologies and startup ideas toward development. Drawing on the IDEA Center’s race car-related branding, the Notre Dame Pit Road Fund will more»

MFG Day 2018 is October 5 in the South Bend Region

Published Wednesday, September 19, 2018
On Friday, October 5, the fifth annual Manufacturing Day in South Bend will provide more than 600 area high school students with the opportunity to visit local manufacturers, explore education and career opportunities in our community, and see how their classroom learning today is building a foundation for their future success. In addition, several tour more»

South Bend Program Pays Employers for Additional Employee Training

Published Wednesday, September 19, 2018
If you are a City of South Bend-based company and have employees you would like to promote, but they require additional training with credentials that would warrant a promotion and/or raise, the City of South Bend’s “ON DEMAND” program would like to support your company in this endeavor. If your company and employees meet all the more»
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