BioCrossroads has announced that the 14th annual Indiana Life Sciences Summit will be held October 9-10.
The Oncological Sciences Center at Purdue University’s Discovery Park and Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center are collaborating to create a less invasive means of detecting prostate cancer. The Walther Oncology Physical Sciences and Engineering Research Embedding Program places either a Purdue student or postdoctoral trainee studying the physical and chemical/sciences or engineering… Read more »
Indiana University, the University of Louisville, and Missouri University of Science and Technology were awarded a $225,000 grant for a pilot program called AWARE: ACCESS: Building Innovation Capacity through Diversity. The program will help women and other minority faculty, staff and student innovators improve their successes in securing money to commercialize their inventions. “We are thrilled to… 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.
Two projects have been selected for Indiana University’s Regional Campus Grand Challenges Initiative. The program focuses on regional campus faculty who are uniquely suited to engage in promising multi-disciplinary efforts to address complex challenges that face Indiana communities. The selected projects address one of the two applied research areas: Making Indiana Healthier, to leverage the… Read more »
Researchers at Indiana University Bloomington can further develop translational research projects with grants as high as $25,000 from the Johnson Center for Innovation and Translational Research. The Translational Research Pilot Grant Program funds the completion of proof-of-concept projects that will support the development of translational research projects with industry partners, the establishment of new… Read more »
At its first quarterly meeting of 2017, Indiana University’s Council of Regional Engagement and Economic Development heard briefings on efforts to develop and retain skilled labor in Indiana’s workforce, details about IU’s upcoming Bicentennial celebration and changes planned for its third annual E2E Convergence event. The vice president of Ascend Indiana, Sally Reasoner, discussed her… Read more »
IU’s Council for Regional Engagement and Economic Development (CREED) will hear an overview of Ascend Indiana — an initiative that identifies industry needs, links workers with training programs and funnels trainees to employers — during a quarterly meeting Wednesday at IUPUI’s University Hall. Additional presentations will include an overview of economic engagement activities at the… Read more »
Assembly Biosciences Inc., a Carmel-based biotech company with numerous ties to Indiana University and the Hoosier State — has successfully completed part of a Phase I study for a lead drug being developed to treat chronic cases of hepatitis B. The opening half of the study evaluated the safety, tolerability and pharmacokinetics (studies of how… Read more »
Nominees for TechPoint’s 18th annual Mira Awards were recently revealed, with half of the 180 applications received advancing in this year’s competition. The Miras honor the “Best of Tech” throughout Indiana and many of the nominees — as one might well imagine — have Indiana University ties. One such company, nominated for Innovation of the… Read more »