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Media Advisory: Opportunities abound at IU Bloomington with Monday dedication of Innovation Center
Event comes on heels of technology park's IU Data Center unveiling
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Nov. 6, 2009
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Indiana University's $10 million Innovation Center will be formally dedicated by IU President Michael McRobbie in a ceremony Monday (Nov. 9).
The new home for university researchers and private start-up companies is one of the anchors for a new IU technology corridor developing along the 10th Street site and planned to expand north along the 45/46 Bypass. It will complement a range of life science and technology-based enterprises locating in the area, including the new IU Data Center and the planned Cyberinfrastructure Building that will house many of the University Information Technology Services staff.
The 40,000 square-foot center, located at 2719 E. 10th St., already houses the IU Pervasive Technology Institute (PTI) and will soon provide offices for the Johnson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation of the IU Kelley School of Business, the IU School of Informatics, and IU Research & Technology Corp. (IURTC) administrators and staff.
The public dedication ceremony will be held at 10 a.m., Monday, Nov. 9, in the University Gymnasium located directly north of the new center, with a reception and tour to follow. For more information please call 317-231-2114 or 812-856-1896.
The media availability will also be broadcast on the IU Video-Link. It will be also streamed live at http://www.broadcast.iu.edu.
WHAT: Indiana University Innovation Center dedication ceremony, reception and tour.
WHO: IU President Michael McRobbie, IU Vice President for Engagement Bill Stephan, IURTC President Tony Armstrong and other guests.
WHEN: 10 a.m., Monday, Nov. 9.
WHERE: IU Gymnasium, directly north of the center's 2719 E. 10th St., Bloomington, location.
For more information, news media may contact Larry MacIntyre, University Communications, at 812-856-1172 or firstname.lastname@example.org.