Welcome! The Bloomington Life Sciences Partnership is a collaborative effort dedicated to continued life sciences business growth in greater Bloomington, Indiana - a nationally recognized leading metro area in medical devices, contract pharma, biotechnology, basic research and life sciences workforce development.

Come to Begin 2 Biz, Business Mentoring Open Hours, at WestGate

Are you a small business owner, an entrepreneur, or are you interested in learning more about starting your own business? Begin 2 Biz is the perfect event for you. Several regional organizations that help businesses develop have come together to provide free open hours to people just like you!

Whether you don’t know where to start or you are a seasoned business professional, these regional groups know how to handle your questions no matter what stage of growth your business is in.

Here is a list of the participating organizations that will be in attendance:

  • Indiana Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC)
  • Indiana Small Business Development Center (ISBDC)
  • Indiana Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) Program
  • IODD’s Technology Commercialization Program
  • Radius Indiana
  • NSWC Crane Division’s Small Business and Technology Transfer programs
  • Bloomington Economic Development Corporation
  • Ivy Tech’s Gayle & Bill Cook Center for Entrepreneurship (Bloomington)
  • Purdue University’s Technical Assistance Program (TAP) Purdue Foundry
  • University of Southern Indiana’s Center for Applied Research
  • WestGate Academy Conferencing & Training Center

Begin to Biz will take place April 19th from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM at The Lock & Key in WestGate Academy. This event will occur every third Tuesday of the month. Begin 2 Biz is free and open to the public to attend. No appointments are necessary. 

The Lock & Key is a collaborative coworking space that is currently accepting members. Located just outside of NSWC Crane, it is the perfect place to work, meet, start, or grow your business.

WestGate Academy
13598 East WestGate Drive
Odon, IN 47562

For more information, please contact Sarah Miller at sarah.miller@stimulusengineering.com.

Author: Dana Palazzo

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