WHAT: Vincennes University Open House to launch Collaborative Robotics Training Lab at Vincennes University Jasper

WHEN: 12:30-3 p.m. (EST), January 18, 2022

WHERE: Center for Technology, Innovation and Manufacturing at Vincennes University Jasper, 850 College Avenue, Jasper, IN 47546 


  • Dr. Chuck Johnson, Vincennes University President
  • Christian Blome, Vincennes University Jasper Assistant Vice President and Dean
  • Albert Chen, Executive Chairman of Telamon Corporation

DETAILS: Vincennes University will launch its collaborative robotics lab at the Vincennes University Jasper Campus in partnership with Telamon Robotics. The collaborative robotics or cobots lab is one of three labs to be launched statewide and is in response to VU's efforts to develop training and education to support Industry 4.0 technology statewide.

The event is open to invited guests and news media. Dr. Chuck Johnson will be available for media interviews. Interviews are scheduled for 1:30-2:30 p.m.

The collaborative robotics lab has been made possible through Lilly Endowment’s Charting the Future for Indiana’s Colleges and Universities grant funding. VU’s $8 million “Developing a Workforce Ecosystem for Industry 4.0 in Indiana” grant brings together innovative solutions and technology to accelerate key technical skills in Indiana’s advanced manufacturing and logistics workforce.


Marcia Martinez, University Life Reporter

External Relations

Phone: 812-888-4164 office, 314-599-1519 cell

Email: mmartinez@vinu.edu

NOTE: Per the University’s mask policy, a mask or face covering is required in indoor spaces at all VU campuses and sites, including Vincennes University Jasper.