A Competitive Advantage For Your Business
The iNDustry Labs team provides businesses in the South Bend-Elkhart Region with the functionality similar to a chief innovation officer and implementation team, adding capacity and resources to evaluate and deploy strategic business and technical resources for your company.
The infusion of digital capabilities, from advanced IT, data analytics, and computer simulations to technologies in additive manufacturing, robotics and beyond, iNDustry Labs can accelerate the growth, productivity, and adaptability of your business.
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.
iNDustry 4.0 Assessment & Transformation Plans
Understanding how emerging technologies and business models are redefining your business, and, more specifically, knowing where your business stands today compared to its potential is fundamental to developing a strategy for advancement. iNDustry Labs has developed diagnostic tools and a process to develop a digital transformation plan tailored to each business.
Advanced Engineering & Analytics Services
To activate your digital transformation plans, iNDustry Labs draws upon the University’s resources in research and development, commercialization and technical talent. Throughout the process, iNDustry Labs provides hands-on assistance, advisory services and project management talent for end-to-end support of your needs.
Applied Learning and Training Programs
The skills and talent of your workforce are the most important factors for your growth and resilience. The LIFT Network has developed and expanded an array of programs to upskill the Region’s existing workforce as well as to increase the supply of talent with the relevant skills and knowledge-base power your business in the digital future. As a University-wide resource that is tightly integrated into the Region's LIFT Network, the iNDustry Labs team is well-positioned to match your company's talent and training needs with key partners on-campus and throughout the region.
Services Through Phasing
iNDustry Labs’ offerings span from single, specific project engagements to multi-dimensional partnerships over a longer timeframe. The full life cycle is depicted in the image below. Each commitment, regardless of scale, is an opportunity for iNDustry Labs to further strengthen our regional economy. Reach out to our team to learn more about how we can work together.