Indiana Department of Workforce Development awarded $532K to Health & Science Innovations (HSI) to support the creation of a comprehensive talent pipeline in the fields of engineering, product development, and manufacturing. HSI will lead a new sector partnership: the IDEA-Manufacturing Partneship to accomplish the goal of serving 2,730 young students in Central Indiana. The IDEA-Manufacturing Partners include: The Design Bank, 1st Maker Space, Direct Employers Institute, and CAE-net. Industry partners include 3D Parts Manufacturing, Catalyst Product Development Group, Eli Lilly, Cummins, Dow Agrosciences, and Rolls Royce among others. Higher education partners include Ivy Tech, IUPUI, and Vinecennes University.