Congratulations to Xylogenics, which released a new strain design for its yeast production and fermentation process. According to a company news release, the strain “is currently applicable within the fuel ethanol industry and will soon be available to markets as varied as pharmaceuticals, agriculture, enzymes and a variety of bio-based chemical products such as flavors,… Read more »
As Crimson Catalyst readers know, the 2017 Education-to-Employment Convergence event was held April 20. As I look back on the event, it feels as though educators and industry leaders in Indiana have made progress on the issue that E2E addresses: ensuring that Indiana college graduates have a successful college-to-career transition. In the three years that… Read more »
The Insights e-newsletter from Innovate Indiana is now available. Read more about innovation and economic development at Indiana University’s campus system here.
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 »
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 »
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 »
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.