Economic Development

Indiana Business Research Center develops tool for U.S. Economic Development Administration to assess innovation capacity

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 »

Bloomington Innovation Conference expands as it connects industry, research

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 »

IU researchers create math learning software to help students, educators

With the rise of the online text, e-readers and tablets, there has been a revolution in how people consume written information. The way most people write math, however, hasn’t changed in centuries. It was this realization that inspired Indiana University’s David Landy to create Graspable Math — software that allows users to “touch” and manipulate… Read more »

IU researcher’s, alumni’s high-tech companies recognized as best in the state

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 »

Company that licenses IU School of Medicine research receives $8 million in funding

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 »

IURTC Outreach: Tony Armstrong selected for panel discussion hosted by Indianapolis Business Journal

Tony Armstrong, president and CEO of the Indiana University Research and Technology Corp., will participate in a panel discussion of industry experts about the life sciences Friday, April 28, in downtown Indianapolis. The Indianapolis Business Journal is hosting the Power Breakfast Series – Life Sciences event at the Marriott Indianapolis, 350 W. Maryland St. Registration… Read more »

More than 120 education, industry leaders attend 2017 Education-to-Employment Convergence forum

Subjects including quality of place, the advantages millennials bring to the workplace, what graduates care about when researching employers and others were discussed by panelists during the third annual Education-to-Employment Convergence April 20 in Indianapolis. The Education-to-Employment Convergence is a statewide forum focused on ensuring a smooth education-to-employment transition for Indiana college students. At the… Read more »

Congratulations to Subir Bandyopadhyay of Indiana University Northwest

  We congratulate Subir Bandyopadhyay, professor in Indiana University Northwest’s Department of Marketing, on being the 2016-17 Distinguished Service Award winner. The award recognizes distinguished service by IU Northwest faculty and is designed to recognize substantive, significant and sustained activities across the academic career while a member of the IU community. Bandyopadhyay also is the… Read more »