FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 31, 2014
BLOOMINGTON – Ivy Tech Community College-Bloomington’s Gayle & Bill Cook Center for Entrepreneurship and the Naval Surface Warfare Center-Crane (NSWC Crane) have entered into partnership to promote technologies developed at Crane to the small business community.
NSWC Crane is a Federal Laboratory of the U.S. Department of the Navy, providing multipurpose research and development, manufacturing technology, engineering, testing, manufacturing, and fleet support.
NSWC Crane has a significant portfolio of patented technologies available for commercial activities and is actively looking for partners in industry to license these technologies and move them to new markets.
Ivy Tech-Bloomington and its Gayle & Bill Cook Center for Entrepreneurship will work with Crane to market and promote these existing technologies to the small business community in the Bloomington and surrounding areas.
This is the first agreement of its kind between NSWC Crane and Ivy Tech.
About Ivy Tech Community College
Ivy Tech Community College is Indiana's largest public postsecondary institution and the nation's largest singly accredited statewide community college system, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana and also serves thousands of students annually online. It serves as the state's engine of workforce development, offering associate degrees, long- and short-term certificate programs, industry certifications, and training that aligns with the needs of the community. The College provides a seamless transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana, as well as out of state, for a more affordable route to a bachelor's degree.