Fishers, IN – Flexware Innovation, a manufacturing systems integrator and expert in IoT, is honored to be a founding partner of Indiana’s Internet of Things (IoT) Labs Network. Fishers Mayor Scott Fadness announced today that the city has plans to open a 24,000-square-foot lab for Hoosier innovators to collaborate and prepare for the emerging tech sector of Internet of Things (IoT).
The Indiana IoT Lab will be located at 9059 Technology Lane, Fishers, IN 46038 which is right next to Flexware Innovation in the Fishers’ certified tech park. The facility is scheduled to be open Summer 2017. According to the Fishers’ press release today:
IoT Lab-Fishers will allow member companies to take up residence, permanently or temporarily, in the Lab with annual memberships beginning at $1,000. The facility will be dedicated to bringing together the four key components to IoT solutions: ideation, cloud data, edge hardware, and development. Support for industry-driven innovation initiatives that fuel growth in strategic Indiana sectors like IoT is a key focus area of Governor Holcomb’s Next Level Legislative Agenda, which proposes investing $1 billion over the next 10 years to make Indiana a global hub for innovation and entrepreneurship.
“Indiana’s economy is built on our proven ability to grow things, make things, and move things. Looking ahead, we also want our state to be known as a place for creativity and innovation,” Governor Eric J. Holcomb said. “To maintain our position as a leader in the new economy, IoT must be part of our strategy for the next generation of Hoosiers, and I commend all those who worked to make bring this high-tech facility to Fishers.”
“Flexware Innovation is pleased to be a founding partner of Indiana’s IoT Labs Network which is being established here in the heart of Fishers,“ said Scott Whitlock, President of Flexware Innovation. “Flexware is looking forward to sharing our 20+ years of experience connecting IoT devices with manufacturing enterprise systems. We are excited to join the city of Fishers and other local entrepreneurs to develop this unique network of technology professionals. Connecting edge devices is our passion and having a lab in our city will not only improve the time to market, but also foster new innovations that we have yet to discover.”
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