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In June, Tony Armstrong, president and CEO of the Indiana University Research and Technology Corp., will participate in two panel discussions about technology transfer. “The discussions will have similar content: how technology transfer offices have to evolve to support their local economy and university,” he said. “Technology transfer professionals must engage more deeply with industry… Read more »
Indiana University’s Indiana Business Research Center has developed a new tool called Innovation Index 2.0, also known as II 2.0, to compare regions around the United States in the categories of economic dynamics, human capital, productivity and employment, and well-being. Development of II 2.0 was funded by the U.S. Economic Development Agency, which charges nothing… Read more »
Marie Kerbeshian, vice president of technology commercialization, will be leaving Indiana University Research and Technology Corp. this week. She wrote the following for the Crimson Catalyst blog. “You may be familiar with the term ‘medical students’ disease,’ when students worry they are exhibiting the exact symptoms they are studying in class. Sometimes I jest that as… Read more »
On April 27, representatives from Tokyo-based Kyowa Hakko Kirin Co. Ltd., known as Kirin, which licenses intellectual property discovered at the IU School of Medicine, met with the researchers and representatives of the IU Research and Technology Corp. Jun Arakawa and Yoshihiro Furuya, managers at the company, provided an update about its business and the… Read more »
For the third year in a row, the Bloomington Innovation Conference connected Indiana University Bloomington researchers and industry officials from the region. The conference, organized by the Johnson Center for Innovation and Translational Research, included presentations from external speakers and IU Bloomington faculty who received JCITR Translational Research Pilot Grant Awards. Keith R. Davis, director… Read more »
Two high-tech companies founded by Indiana University researchers and alumni were recognized as the best in the state during the TechPoint Mira Awards event on April 29. Arrhythmotech, based on research by Dr. Peng-Sheng Chen of the Indiana University School of Medicine, was named Innovation of the Year. DoubleMap, founded by IU alumni Ilya Rekhter,… Read more »
Congratulations to FAST BioMedical, a life sciences company that licenses research from the Indiana University School of Medicine. The company announced that is has received $8 million in funding to advance clinical trials of the company’s technology as well as to hire additional talent and advance the company’s global patent portfolio. A news release is available… Read more »
The Innovation in BLOOMington e-newsletter from Innovate Indiana is now available. Read more about the research, innovation and economic development at Indiana Univeristy-Bloomington online.
Scientists at Indiana University have identified a therapy that could help reverse damage from acute kidney injury and eliminate the need for dialysis treatment in the future. Acute kidney injury commonly occurs after either cardiac surgery or prolonged vascular surgery procedures, said lead researcher Dr. Robert L. Bacallao, associate professor of medicine at IU School… Read more »