INDIANAPOLIS (Inside INdiana Business) — A new makerspace at the 16 Tech Innovation District will soon offer workforce and educational programs to local students and residents in the neighborhoods near the district on the near west side of Indianapolis as it prepares to open.
Machyne and Purdue University Extension Marion County are partnering on a series of programs in the core disciplines of science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics.
The program is geared for youth ages 13 and up and will expand to include multi-generational programming for adults.
“As a makerspace, Machyne can be many things to many people,” said Alex Bandar, executive director at Machyne. “We’re a prototyping lab for startups; experiential education space for students; a place to fine-tune new skills for people exploring new career opportunities; an art studio for creatives…