The Applied Analytics & Emerging Technology Lab (AeTL), as part of the Lucy Family Institute, collaborates with iNDustry Labs to help accelerate economic and innovation impact in the South-Bend Elkhart region, achieving the goals of the LIFT Network.

As an applied research lab, AeTL aims to:

  • Enable sustained co-innovation, engagement and collaboration between academic teams, INDLabs, and South Bend – Elkhart business community
  • Pilot ideas and proofs-of-concept for digital and analytics journey of businesses
  • Accelerate use-inspired research that leads to application of analytics in relevant industry, scales transition of analytics powered innovation, and drives advancement of foundational research
  • Cultivate societal impact through community partnerships
  • Accelerate Industry 4.0 digital transformation in South Bend-Elkhart region, enhancing competitiveness and growth