Innovation, Design, Engineering, Advanced-Manufacturing and Automation
The IDEAA Partnership is a the Diversity & Innovation Institute workforce development initiative, and a cross-sector partnership dedicated to the implementation of a comprehensive pipeline that attracts and prepares new talent to meet the needs of employers with engineering, prototyping, and manufacturing operations; through hands-on workshops, courses, certification curriculum, credentialing, project based learning and practice opportunities. Partners include Design Bank, First Maker Space, Maker Youth Foundation, Direct Employers Institute, and CAE-net.com. This initiative is supported by the Indiana Department of Workforce Development (DWD) through their Skill Up Indiana! Grant.