Society of Innovators at Purdue Northwest

We contribute to economic and community development throughout the region as the champion of innovation in Northwest Indiana.

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Society of Innovators Invites Nominations for 2021 Awards

The Society of Innovators at Purdue Northwest have opened nominations for the 2021 Innovators Awards!

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Champions of Innovation

Innovation is central to advancement and improving the economy and the quality of life in Northwest Indiana. The Society of Innovators has helped the region realize that innovation occurs here and that anyone can be an innovator.

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From online workshops to in-person networking events and skills development, the Society of Innovators offers programming that connects you with the people, tools and resources that drive growth.

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The Society of Innovators at Purdue Northwest announces 2021 Innovators Awards Luncheon featuring special guest speaker Blair Milo

The Society of Innovators at Purdue Northwest has announced the 2021 Innovators Awards Luncheon will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. (CST) on Wednesday, November 17 at the Avalon Manor Banquet Center in Merrillville, Ind. 

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2021 Innovators Awards: Do’s and Don’ts of a Quality Nomination

Explore do’s and dont’s for making nominations for the 2021 Innovators Awards at the Society of Innovators at Purdue University Northwest.

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The Society of Innovators at Purdue Northwest invites nominations for 2021 Awards

The Society of Innovators at Purdue Northwest has opened nominations for the 2021 Innovators Awards. In addition to inducting Individual and Team Honorees into the Society, three unique awards will be considered: Richard C. Sussman Prize for Team Innovation, Society of Innovators Fellows, and the John H. Davies Lifetime Achievement Award.

Nov 17

Society of Innovators 2021 Innovators Awards Luncheon

Join tThe Society of Innovators at Purdue Northwest’s annual celebration of innovators from across the seven-country region of Northwest Indiana!

Nov 17

Society of Innovators 2021 Innovators Awards Luncheon

Join the Society of Innovators at Purdue Northwest’s annual celebration of innovators from across the seven-country region of Northwest Indiana!