Startup Showcase Event

The IDEA Center 1400 East Angela Boulevard, South Bend, IN, United States

Join us on Friday, September 17th for Notre Dame's and Purdue's Startup Showcase. Featured Startups - Geniphys - Hello From - Neurava - Novilytic - Sleep Easy Two Ways to Attend 1. In-Person 2. Virtual Attending In-Person? Masks Are Required.

IDEAS That Matter – IDEA Launch

The IDEA Center 1400 East Angela Boulevard, South Bend, IN, United States

Have a problem that you want to solve? How do you make sure you're addressing the right problem? Who needs it solved? Who else is tackling this problem? IDEAs that Matter is a fast-paced, cross-functional, creative, human-centered event to deep dive into an issue you really care about solving. This 20-hour Sprint gives you time...

McCloskey New Venture Competition 2022 Application Deadline

The IDEA Center 1400 East Angela Boulevard, South Bend, IN, United States

COMPETE TO WIN MORE THAN $300,000 IN THE MCCLOSKEY NEW VENTURE COMPETITION Deadline October 25, 2021 Turn your ideas into profitable business solutions that make a difference! Do you have an idea for a new product, device or technology? Utilize the tremendous resources made available through the McCloskey Competition (mentors, networking, extensive feedback and business...

IDEA Week 2022

Embassy Suites by Hilton, South Bend at Notre Dame 1140 E. Angela Blvd, South Bend, Indiana

An innovation festival. Here in the South Bend - Elkhart. Come. Dive in. This April, a whole new kind of innovation festival hits the South Bend - Elkhart region that lets you LEARN, PLAY, MEET, and COMPETE. Geared towards EVERYONE – whether you’re already a successful entrepreneur, a new student, or simply live for local...

How Emerging Technology Can Help Solve the World’s Migrant Challenges

Virtual Event To be held online

The disturbing trends in forced migration over the last decade show no signs of slowing. With migrant needs like job placement in the digital economy and virtual health visits, emerging technology is starting to see positive results in being a scalable solution in a field less accustomed to adopting tech quickly. In this panel, leaders...

McCloskey New Venture Competition Round 2 Submission Deadline

Virtual Event To be held online

The McCloskey New Venture Competition is a signature event in the innovation ecosystem at Notre Dame. It serves as an opportunity to test the validity of ideas and innovations and allows students to develop skills directly transferable to the commercial market. The competition is open to all current students from Notre Dame and Saint Mary's, as...

IDEA Week: Rooted & Reaching Podcast

South Bend City Church at the Studebaker Campus 635 South Lafayette Boulevard, South Bend, IN, United States

Hosted by Bethany Hartley, president and CEO of South Bend Elkhart Regional Partnership, and Nicholas Kuhn, entrepreneur-in-residence, Elevate Ventures, the Rooted and Reaching Podcast will educate our population about the fantastic world of startups and give them real-life stories about entrepreneurs around them. In doing this, we inform the general public and ourselves about what...


2024 Regional Commercialization Address

Innovation Park 1400 East Angela Blvd, South Bend, IN, United States

Join the IDEA Center at Notre Dame, iNDustry Labs and the South Bend - Elkhart Regional Partnership for the annual Regional Commercialization Address on Thursday, March 14th at 4:30 pm at Innovation Park. This address will update the community about commercialization efforts at Notre Dame and within the South Bend-Elkhart community including initiatives focused on...


Century Center

An innovation festival. Here in South Bend-Elkhart. For Community. By Community. IDEA Week is put on by some of our area's most engaged organizations to bring you an exciting production of events in 2024. Come. Dive in. This April, a whole new kind of innovation festival hits the South Bend-Elkhart region that lets you LEARN,...