Indiana is in the Driver’s Seat for
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Like you’d expect from the home of the Indy 500, we’re not sitting on the sidelines watching things go by. We’re here to make things happen. Try to keep up.


Like you’d expect from the home of the Indy 500, we’re not sitting on the sidelines watching things go by. We’re here to make things happen. Try to keep up.

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AI & Autonomous Driving

Our Intelligence is not Artificial

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Leading the future of AI & autonomous driving as home to the Indy Autonomous Challenge. Because our intelligence isn’t artificial.

  • Nine teams representing 18 universities from five countries compete and test new tech together
  • Speeds up autonomous vehicle rollouts and advanced driver assistance system (ADAS) capabilities
Influencing Tomorrow’s Tech
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Indiana University and Purdue University collaborated to enable new academic research discoveries bringing significant federal grant money to the state and increased the competitiveness of both R1 universities.
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The Vehicle Autonomy and Intelligence Lab (VAIL) focuses on the autonomy and intelligence of robotic systems from unmanned ground and aerial to aquatic vehicles.
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Big Red 200 is an HPE Cray EX supercomputer with a theoretical peak performance (Rpeak) of nearly 7 petaFLOPS. It supports scientific and medical research, advanced AI, machine learning, and data analytics.
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The 10-year, $940,000 lease in Camp Atterbury’s north post allows PRUV to test state-of-the-art, next-generation advanced mobility innovations, including autonomous vehicles and associated technology.

The Future of Racing

Lapping the Competition

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Proud home of Andretti Global. The reigning Formula E world champs wouldn’t choose anywhere else to build their new $200 million, 90-acre, 575,000-sq.-ft. campus.

  • One of the largest independent motor racing organizations in the world
  • Only U.S.-based Formula E team is in Indiana
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Etched in racing lore, this is one of the reasons Indiana is a motorsport haven. Taking influence and influencing racing culture around the world, the Brickyard track passed its 100-year mark in 2011.
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The world’s largest gathering of motorsport professionals, the PRI trade show draws 1,100 company exhibitors and 40,000 attendees from 70 countries.

Automotive Electrification

$13 Billion Invested

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More than $13 billion (yeah, with a “b”) currently invested in Indiana toward developing EV battery technology. How’s that for putting your money where your mouth is?

  • At $5.7 billion, Stellantis and Samsung SDI set to open two lithium-ion battery plants
  • Slated to create 2,800 jobs and 67 GWh worth of power
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A team effort involving businesses, universities, government agencies and industry leaders to create, test and bring to market safe, reliable and lightweight energy storage systems.
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Companies want to build their EV battery plants in Indiana.
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We’re one of eight states with more than $90 billion in battery investments, which requires 70,000 people for skilled manufacturers.
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ENTEK, the only U.S.-owned and U.S.-based producer of “wet process” lithium-ion battery separator materials, is investing $1.5 billion in a new Terre Haute production facility. This will create up to 642 new, high-wage jobs by the end of 2027.

Next-Gen Minds of Mobility

Paving the Way for Bright Minds

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Purdue turns brainpower into horsepower, making Indiana home to the only accredited motorsports engineering degree in the country.

  • 32 of 33 cars in the 2022 Indy 500 were worked on by Purdue University graduates
  • For 15 years, Purdue has been one of the best at preparing students for motorsports careers
Ready for the Big Time?
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The Indiana Engineering Grant for Out-of-State Graduates is designed to encourage engineers to become qualified leaders in their sectors here in Indiana.
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According to the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges guide, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology celebrates a quarter century at the top of the charts.

Live Bold and Prosper

And all of this is just the beginning. As developments unfold, innovations emerge, and we push the boundaries of what’s possible, who’s to say what’s in store for tomorrow? The one thing certain is that tomorrow starts right here in Indiana.

Click the link to see how our numbers don’t lie and everything else we’re doing to make Indiana bold, including cost of living, cost of doing business, education and more.

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