2024 Regional Commercialization Address


Location: Innovation Park, 1400 E. Angela Blvd., South Bend, IN 46617 (View on map.nd.edu)

Join the IDEA Center at Notre Dame, iNDustry Labs and the South Bend - Elkhart Regional Partnership for the annual Regional Commercialization Address on Thursday, March 14th at 4:30 pm at Innovation Park.

This address will update the community about commercialization efforts at Notre Dame and within the South Bend-Elkhart community including initiatives focused on startup launch and growth and Notre Dame's impact on the South Bend-Elkhart region. This event will also serve as a networking function with the purpose of fostering connections to assist in building our region's innovation and entrepreneurial ecosystem.

The event begins at 4:30 p.m. ET at the IDEA Center (Innovation Park) and will feature:

  • Notre Dame and South Bend community representatives 
  • Updates on current and proposed commercialization and revitalization efforts and initiatives
  • Great networking (appetizers and cash bar)

Featured Speakers:

  • Kelley Rich, Interim Vice President and Associate Provost for Innovation & Executive Director of Commercialization, University of Notre Dame
  • Bethany Hartley, President and CEO, South Bend-Elkhart Regional Partnership
  • Scott Ford, Executive Director, iNDustry Labs