Upcoming Events

Family Tech Night | Digging into Data

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
September 28

Join us as we share strategies on how you can use Data to Dig Deep into sharing your story using numbers.

ABCs 2: Becoming an Entrepreneur I – Entrepreneurs Themselves

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
October 5

Come and see yourself through the stories and experiences of our panel of seasoned entrepreneurs.

re:3D SBIR Workshop

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
October 5

Are you a first-time applicant to an SBIR/STTR? Do you have an SBIR/STTR and considering applying for another? Join us to learn more!


The Accelerator Hub at The Ion houses several accelerator programs, including The Ion Smart and Resilient Cities Accelerator, The Ion Aerospace Innovation Accelerator, DivInc’s Accelerator Program, and the Rice Alliance Clean Energy Accelerator.

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The Ion supports businesses at all stages of the innovation lifecycle and provides resources for those seeking to engage in the innovation ecosystem.

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Our Team


Jan E. Odegard

Executive Director


Christine Galib

Senior Director, Programs


Deanea LeFlore

Senior Director, Partnerships


Tiffany Jordan

Director, Communications and Administration


Stewart Cory

Director, Strategy and Planning

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