A Business Incubation Program of substance.


The NIIC ranks among the top incubators in the country. Entrepreneurs, emerging companies, startup professionals, educational partners and experienced mentors fill our 40,400 sq. ft. facility in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Collaboration and networking happen daily, and peer-to-peer learning, advice and insight are always on hand.

Time spent in The NIIC’s business incubation program varies from business to business. Some spend years in incubation. Others spend only a few months. It varies depending on regulatory pathways, proprietary nature of technology, road to revenue and outside investment. The NIIC is home to businesses across the spectrum and welcoming to every stage in between. We work with both fundable entities and bootstrapped, self-funded ventures.

Our high-tech, facility boasts multiple sectors of secured specialization. The biomedical wing features targeted regional clusters of diversified technology, healthcare services, bioscience, biotech companies and businesses focused on life-changing and life-enhancing products and services. Wet labs and biomedical equipment are available for scientists and biotech entrepreneurs.

The NIIC’s central hub houses shared business resources, central staff and experiential learning and training programs.

Every business that is admitted into The NIIC’s business incubation program is given full access to our resources and services. One-on-one professional advisory services and targeted, engaged mentorship is included, along with, but not limited to, the following amenities:

  • One of the first ISO 9001:2008-registered incubators in the country
  • Internal and external security surveillance and monitoring
  • Wet and dry laboratories
  • Secure keycard for 24/7 access
  • VOIP-based landline telephone
  • High speed, password protected internet and WIFI
  • Business mailing address
  • Professional business concierges’ welcome visitors and assist in scheduling and organizing meetings
  • 24/7 wellness center complete with showers and locker rooms
  • Fully-functioning on-site business center with color printers and equipment
  • 10 private and semi-private conference rooms (online scheduling, on a first come, first served basis)
  • Biomedical equipment room
  • Commercial kitchen featuring on-site chef and custom catering

To learn more about The NIIC business incubation program, feel free to contact us. contact us.


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