About IPND


Innovation Park hosts a diverse portfolio of businesses, from consulting and investor services to technical integration solutions and 3D printing. Each contributes to the network of innovation within the Park, the region and beyond.

Elevate Ventures nurtures and develops emerging and existing high-potential businesses into high-performing, Indiana-based companies. The Elevate team accomplishes this by providing rigorous business analysis and robust advisory services that connect companies with the resources they need to succeed long-term. As a not-for-profit organization, Elevate Ventures is able to offer unbiased, in-depth perspective and recommendations.

The Notre Dame Environmental Change Initiative's research tackles the interrelated problems of invasive species, land use, and climate change — focusing on their synergistic impacts on water resources. With approximately 40 affiliated faculty members who have a wide array of expertise, ND-ECI is dedicated to globally significant multidisciplinary research and a commitment to making that research applicable and directly relevant to policymakers, businesses, the nonprofit community and the general public.

The research of ND-ECI aids in the development of new technology and tools for managers and decision-makers, including improved models for environmental forecasting, nitrogen sensors for better pollution management, rapid detection for rare species and online climate collaboratory.

By identifying solutions that produce the greatest gains in environmental health and social welfare, ND-ECI embodies the vision of "science serving society," in which scholars from science, engineering, social sciences, humanities and policy contribute objective analysis, motivated by a passionate commitment to translational research, that serves nature and humans. The goal of ND-ECI is to provide solutions that minimize the trade-offs between human welfare and environmental health where trade-offs are unavoidable, and to discover win-win solutions where they are possible.

University of Notre Dame's ESTEEM program is a collaboration among the College of Science, College of Engineering and the Mendoza College of Business that teaches students to innovate and develop entrepreneurial skills and abilities specific to modern technology and science companies.

Notre Dame-inspired FISH (Fellow Irish Social Hub) is an independent social venture incubator designed to identify, develop and implement socially innovative ideas into for-purpose enterprises and to maximize their impact on society.

FISH provides a full suite of incubation services to promising social entrepreneurs through a centralized infrastructure. This hub provides an environment in which human and intellectual capital can connect with professional and financial capital.

FISH invites Notre Dame students, faculty, alumni and local community members to help develop socially innovative ideas into for-purpose enterprises.

Graham Allen Partners LLC is a private holding company established to make investments in early-stage, high-growth businesses. These businesses will locate in Graham Allen Partners' Innovation Park offices. The company was founded and is managed by Notre Dame alumnus Tracy Graham, who has over 14 years of executive experience in the technology industry.

Maranon Capital, L.P. provides senior financing, mezzanine debt and equity co-investments for private equity-backed and non-sponsored middle market transactions. Maranon has the flexibility to structure a one-stop financing solution or to provide stand-alone senior or mezzanine debt. The firm does not take control equity positions, but will consider a minority equity role in conjunction with a financing relationship. Maranon is currently managing over $550 million of committed capital. The firm is headquartered in Chicago, IL with additional offices in Birmingham, MI and South Bend, IN. For more information about Maranon Capital please visit www.maranoncapital.com.

SAP University Alliance introduces students to the exciting technologies shaping business today – including SAP HANA, the in-memory computing platform. The Alliance program is designed to inspire connecting students around the world interested in SAP solutions, careers, and research opportunities. Classroom sessions, app development, networking opportunities, events such as InnoJam, and more are available to Innovation Park clients and students 

The ON Center, powered by Konica Minolta, is a business resource center featuring Konica Minolta's award-winning product lines of multifunctional printers (print, copy, fax, scan all-in-one system) and digital presses. The flexibility of options including quick print, centralized reproduction, commercial print equipment, and in-house expertise ensure clients receive a combination of high quality/cost-effective printing that suits their project need. Other services include: the Professional Services Group, specializing in document management strategies; the Commercial Services Group for high volume color critical products, the Graphic Services Group and the Fulfillment Services Group offering end-to-end services including design, production and delivery.

Support Innovation

Innovation Park plays a vital role in the University's research mission, by providing the space, professional services and access to campus resources to transform ideas into the market. To do so successfully takes considerable resources—both financial and non-financial—to serve the wide variety of ventures. Your gift can make a difference! On behalf of the Innovation Park team , our sincere thanks for your consideration and encouragement.

Please note that your gift to Innovation Park counts as a donation to the University of Notre Dame.

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Interested in supporting a program, year-end giving or estate planning? Contact Jean Gorman, University of Notre Dame, at 574.631.3070. You can also visit http://supporting.nd.edu to make a gift on behalf of Innovation Park.

Get Involved

At Innovation Park, we want to help entrepreneurs reach their objectives.

We welcome alumni and friends who wish to offer their market expertise and counsel to our clients.

We also look to partner with leading companies that have a strong track record of support for innovation. Contact us for more information about available sponsorship opportunities.

Finally, we are always looking for resources for our clients with respect to early-stage capital.

Send us an email, or call 574.631.8825

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