Glasslab Podcast

The Glasslab Podcast is your window into the design and development of hardware-based products.

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The Glasslab Podcast is your window into the design and development of hardware-based products.

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  • Episode 14: Quality in the Medical Device Industry with Christie Johnson of Prodct

    May 11th, 2023  |  43 mins 52 secs
    product development, quality, regulatory, risk management

    On this episode of Glasslabs, we talk with Christie Johnson, Partner at Prodct Medical Device Advisory about the importance of quality, regulatory, and risk management when working in product development.

  • 13: Elevate Ventures and Powderkeg with Toph Day and Matt Hunckler

    March 30th, 2023  |  1 hr 2 mins
    elevate ventures, innovation, powderkeg, startups, venture capital

    On this episode of Glasslabs, Elevate Ventures CEO Toph Day and Powderkeg CEO Matt Hunckler join us to discuss the convergence of innovation, community, and capital in the "Unvalley," aka the Midwest.

  • Episode 12: Innovatemap with Mike Reynolds

    February 1st, 2023  |  44 mins 31 secs
    digital design, founder, indianapolis, product development

    In this episode, we talk to Mike Reynolds, the CEO of Innovatemap about how his career in SaaS allowed him to build a world-class digital design development company.

  • Episode 11: The Heritage Group Accelerator with Nida Ansari

    January 2nd, 2023  |  47 mins 46 secs
    accelerator, hard tech, indianapolis, product development

    In this episode, we talk with Nida Ansari from The Heritage Group and their Hard Tech Accelerator about how they support founders with resources and entrepreneurial mentors.

  • 10: 16 Tech Innovation District with Emily Krueger

    October 31st, 2022  |  42 mins 43 secs
    16 tech, innovation district

    This week we talk with Emily Krueger, CEO of 16 Tech Innovation District about how Indianapolis is joining the growing innovation industry and the impact it will have on the city and businesses.

  • 9: Sunny Period Care

    October 3rd, 2022  |  46 mins 21 secs
    femtech, period care, product development, sunny period

    This week we talk with Cindy Belardo, CEO and Drew Jarvis, CMO of Sunny about how they went from a napkin sketch idea to launching Sunny Cup - a new period care product.

  • 8: Cybersecurity with Nick Sturgeon

    August 31st, 2022  |  53 mins 2 secs
    collaboration, cybersecurity, device security, iu health, product development

    This week we talk with Nick Sturgeon, Founder and Executive Director of Indiana University Health's Medical Device Security Lab about the importance of cybersecurity and how to quantify your efforts against attacks.

  • 7: OYA Femtech Apparel with Mitch Gilbert

    August 1st, 2022  |  42 mins 56 secs
    athleisure, femtech, oya, product development, techstars

    This month we sat down with Mitch Gilbert, founder & CEO of OYA Femtech Apparel. We discuss the unique challenges of apparel product development and how transparency is helping OYA change the way people view athleisure clothing.

  • 6: Battery Innovation with Ben Wrightsman

    June 30th, 2022  |  52 mins 49 secs

    This month we sat down with Ben Wrightsman. Ben is the President & CEO of the Battery Innovation Center (BIC). We dive into the world of advanced battery technology and talk about the role competitive motorsports play in advancing battery technology.

  • 5: Product Innovation with Jennifer Fisher

    December 22nd, 2021  |  44 mins 18 secs

    This month we sat down with Jenny Fisher. Jenny is a Senior Innovation Guide at Roche Diagnostics, where she helps develop strategies to increase ideation and explore, evaluate, and introduce new innovation tools for early concept creation and prototyping.

  • 4: Machyne Makerspace

    November 2nd, 2021  |  40 mins 38 secs

    In the is episode we discuss the value Machyne Makerspace brings to our area. We talk about how this maker space has helped us in product development and hear from the people running it.

  • 3: Take Hardware Development Remote

    October 4th, 2021  |  37 mins 49 secs

    In this episode we take a deep dive with Sean, an IT expert, on the importance of security. During the past year most of us have had to work remote at some point. Working remote causes more risk for security to be compromised. Key things we talk about are VPN's, 2 Factor Authentication, and more.