As the University of Notre Dame’s platform for collaboration with local industry, iNDustry Labs:
- Provides strategic and technical support for industry advancement
- Matches innovation opportunities in local companies with resources at the University and LIFT Network partners
- Identifies and amplifies experiential learning opportunities (project-based courses and internships) for students
- Advances and promotes the region’s knowledge base in advanced industry through workshops, events, and thought leadership opportunities
iNDustry Labs was established to advance the University’s mission by linking the South Bend-Elkhart region’s primary economic drivers, - its powerful manufacturing base and a global, tier-one research university - to support a more productive, resilient, and skilled community.
Through this work, iNDustry Labs provides educational and work-based learning opportunities for students and professionals to equip them with the skills that will translate to tomorrow’s opportunities.
Our services are tailored to a company’s specific goals and opportunities. The resources available through iNDustry Labs encompass the full range of expertise, facilities and student talent at the University and through partner institutions in the LIFT Network and beyond.
With seasoned industry experience, policy leadership, and academic expertise, our dedicated and talented team is uniquely positioned to advance collaborations between industry and institutional partners in the South Bend- Elkhart Region.
A recent snapshot of the work, facilities and people powering iNDustry Labs and Notre Dame's engagement with regional industry.