About


16 TECH: Indy's Innovation District

The 16 Tech Innovation District is a 50-acre community dedicated to fostering world-changing innovation and economic opportunity. 16 Tech is:

An Innovation Ecosystem

Located near Central Indiana’s top healthcare, academic, and corporate institutions, our fast-growing network of dynamic spaces, programming, tenants, and partners are creating an innovation ecosystem where bold ideas and emerging enterprises can thrive.

A Place to Connect, Collaborate and Create

We’re bringing together entrepreneurs, academics, startups, corporations, and community members in a single place dedicated to collaboration and creative problem-solving. At 16 Tech, people from diverse backgrounds are forming ideas and forging partnerships that will propel our entire region forward.

Committed to Inclusive Growth

16 Tech is committed to creating equitable opportunities and inclusive environments for everyone in the Indianapolis community. We are dedicated to building strong relationships with neighboring residents and businesses based on mutual respect, transparency and accountability.

A Dynamic & Diverse Community

16 Tech residents and workers wil not only enjoy access to 16 Tech’s growing resources, programs, and amenities; they’ll also get to live and work in a vibrant and growing community featuring greenspace, trails, and the AMP—an artisan marketplace and food hall dedicated to showcasing local Indianapolis food, drink and entertainment.

Globally Connected

With strong ties to national corporations—and a programming partner, 76FWD, with a global network of entrepreneurs, capital providers and mentors—16 Tech provides our partners and tenants an opportunity to plug into an international community of innovators and potential investors.

Our Mission

To drive Indiana to the next level of global leadership through a placemaking strategy that attracts, develops, and retains talent by leveraging the unique entrepreneurial, corporate and university research assets in downtown Indianapolis.

 

Our Vision

To develop an innovation district that creates opportunity, cultivates community, and facilitates discovery through the convergence of people, technology, purpose and place.

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What Is An


Innovation


District?

Innovation districts facilitate the creation and commercialization of new ideas and support metropolitan economies by growing jobs in ways that leverage their distinct economic attributes. These districts build on and revalue the intrinsic qualities of cities: proximity, density, authenticity and vibrant places.

The goal? Boost the city and state’s economic growth potential.

Learn More

Meet the people who power the 16 Tech Innovation District.

Our Team

Meet the people working everyday
to make 16 Tech a better place.

The Board

Meet the board and our advisory committees.

Community Commitment

Find out more about our
commitment to the community.