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Purdue Innovation Partners Institute works to bridge rural digital divide
The initiative will serve as a model for bringing high-speed internet access to rural areas across the country where one in four residents still lacks access according to the Pew Research Center.
Purdue commercialization ecosystem drives 8-year upward trend, hits 300-plus startups, ranks 3rd in US
Purdue University technologies have generated 300-plus startups, helping millions of people in 100-plus countries and continuing Purdue’s commercialization ecosystem on a fast-paced upward trend to move inventions to the global market, where they can improve lives and advance the economy.
Beck’s Hybrids to Open Space In Purdue’s Discovery Park District
Purdue University announced Wednesday (June 24) that Beck’s Hybrids, a family-owned and -operated seed company, intends to open a satellite location in Purdue’s Discovery Park District. Officials from Beck’s worked with Carr Workplaces – a pioneer and leader in the co-working industry – to establish a location in the Convergence Center for Innovation and Collaboration….
Bayer commits to opening space in Purdue University’s Discovery Park District
When fully staffed, the Bayer space in the Convergence Center for Innovation and Collaboration will employ students who will enhance and augment a robust agricultural innovation portfolio with additional enabling capabilities like information technology, data science and engineering. Students will focus on cutting-edge, real-world and social scientific challenges in areas like advanced analytics, operations research, phenomics, genomics, plant science and precision breeding technologies.
Venture capitalists, Purdue innovations, startups establish winning combination for moving life-changing technologies to public
Purdue University will reach 275 startups within the coming fiscal year in startup creation. Providing strength and longevity to Purdue-affiliated startups is the more than $400 million dollars in support and investments the startups have brought to Indiana, much from venture capitalists.
Purdue alumnus named general manager for Saab’s aerospace site in Discovery Park District
Indiana native Robert Ulibarrí has been named Saab’s general manager for its aerospace facility in Discovery Park District, where he will lead the advanced manufacturing and production for aerospace systems. The $37 million facility brings in a new era for Syracuse, New York-based Saab as it advances its U.S.-based advanced manufacturing and innovation through a research partnership with Purdue University’s world-leading aerospace engineering program.