TECHNOLOGY


Bloomington is home to a large number of technology companies in areas of eLearning, defense, software and other fast-growing industries. Bloomington was named Indiana’s Community of the Year by the Indiana Chamber for its growing tech scene and amenities that make it a tech-friendly city.

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Forbes Magazine rated Bloomington #1 for Work-Life Balance (2014).

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Bloomington ranked #2 in the nation among 124 small metros for high-tech employment (Milken Institute, 2014).

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Bloomington was named “Community of the Year” in 2015 by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce.

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KEY ORGANIZATIONS


btp_logo_72p_BIGThe Bloomington Technology Partnership fosters the growth of Bloomington’s emerging high-tech economy through talent recruitment, networking opportunities and technical assistance. More information about tech jobs, companies and upcoming events can be found at http://bloomingtontech.com.

Bloomington is also home to the Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing, one of the nation’s largest computing and information technology programs. The school graduates more than 450 undergraduate and graduate students each year, providing a direct pipeline to talent.

CERTIFIED TECH PARK


The Bloomington Certified Technology Park encompasses 65 acres of downtown and is home to several technology companies as well as other downtown professional offices. The Tech Park is adjacent to many cultural attractions, downtown restaurants, core neighborhoods and downtown housing. The B-Line Trail, the City’s multi-use urban trail, runs through the area further linking the Certified Technology Park to other areas of Bloomington’s historic, vibrant downtown and to parts beyond.

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GROWTH

The growth of tech sector employment in Bloomington.

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