Year: 2015

Sideline diagnosis of concussions is the goal of two researchers at IU's School of Optometry

  In a November 22 NFL game between the St. Louis Rams and the Baltimore Ravens, Rams quarterback Case Keenum was sacked in the fourth quarter and hit his head on the turf. Despite the Rams sending their head trainer on the field to talk with Keenum — and the presence of an NFL injury… Read more »

Startup Weekend winners seek innovations in food donation, food delivery – and partying

About 65 people — including nine teams of experienced and prospective entrepreneurs — took part in the sixth annual Startup Weekend Bloomington event recently held at IU’s Cyberinfrastructure Building. Sponsored in part by Innovate Indiana and the Innovate Indiana Fund, Startup Weekend provides time, space, knowledge and resources to help potential entrepreneurs launch their own… Read more »

Now that Interstate 69 links Bloomington with Crane, Evansville, IU officials cite emerging opportunities for economic development

With Wednesday’s official opening of a 27-mile stretch of Interstate 69 between Crane and Bloomington, Indiana University now has unprecedented access to areas of southwest Indiana that extend all the way to Evansville. This means increased opportunities — thanks largely to decreased travel times — to further expand ongoing partnerships with facilities such as Naval… Read more »

IU accounting students provide financial consulting for Battery Innovation Center

A day after Wednesday’s opening of Section 4 of Interstate 69, graduate accounting students from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business in Bloomington presented a consulting project to an economic development anchor on the other end of Section 4 – the Battery Innovation Center (BIC) based at WestGate@Crane Technology Park. The group provided the center… Read more »

Lower energy use, costs emerge from study conducted by SPEA students at NSA Crane

The first project to be launched under the milestone NSA Crane Educational Partnership Agreement signed in October revealed energy savings that ranged from 4.5 percent to nearly 26 percent at three NSA Crane facilities earlier this fall. Three teams of graduate students under the supervision of William Brown, IU’s director of sustainability, spent October and… Read more »

Student-run technology startups claim cash prizes during B-Start Demo Day hosted by IU

Critique, an application that enables peer feedback and review for educators and the learning industry, took first place honors during Bloomington B-Start’s Demo Day held last Friday (Dec. 4) at IU’s Cyberinfrastructure Building. Nine teams are taking part in the pre-accelerator program, which is offered by the Bloomington Economic Development Corp. and primary sponsorship from… Read more »

B-Start pre-accelerator program to hold Demo Day on Dec. 3 at Cyberinfrastructure Building

B-Start, a pre-accelerator program for startup companies run by Indiana University and Ivy Tech students, will hold a Demo Day for its nine participating teams this evening (Thursday, Dec. 3) at IU’s Cyberinfrastructure Building at 2709 E. Tenth St. in Bloomington. The event starts at 5:30 p.m. and will feature 5-minute pitches for each team’s… Read more »

IU-sponsored economic development tour of Indianapolis, IUPUI campus featured in video

Nearly 150 senior university representatives from across the country got a tour of Indianapolis’ Near East Side and the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis campus during a Nov. 16 tour hosted by Innovate Indiana and IUPUI. The officials were in town to attend the 128th annual meeting of the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities, which… Read more »

IU Bloomington's JCEB gets a new name, a campuswide mission and an updated website

The Johnson Center for Entrepreneurship in Biotechnology is no more — in name only, that is. Under its new moniker, the Johnson Center for Innovation and Translational Research (JCITR), the center has expanded its mission of assisting efforts to commercialize marketable innovations in biotechnology — or other fields within the College of Arts and Sciences… Read more »