Connecting education, innovation, and industry
Building Illinois’ STEM talent pipeline, IN2 partners with local agencies such as the City of Aurora, Women’s Business Development Center, Invest Aurora and the Fox Valley Entrepreneurship Center to provide students and members access to funding opportunities, mentorship programs, and business and marketing planning. Through these partnerships, IN2 works to strengthen the Aurora and Fox Valley innovation ecosystem.
Beyond the Fox Valley area, IN2 partners with 1871, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, higher education institutions and the James R. Jordan Foundation, continuing to feed the STEM pipeline by collaborating for the future success of startups and STEM education in Illinois.
PARTNERS FOR SUCCESS
IN2 and zSpace Virtual Reality have teamed up to bring emerging technology to classes and enrichment programs. Through this partnership, IN2 hosts four desktop virtual reality units and zSpace trains IMSA faculty and staff so they can use this technology to enhance the classroom experience.