Tag: Tony Armstrong

B-Start Demo Day set for Thursday at IU’s Cyberinfrastructure Building

B-Start, a pre-accelerator and mentorship program for startup companies founded and operated by students from Indiana University and Ivy Tech Community College, will hold a Demo Day for its nine participating teams Thursday (Jan. 11) at IU’s Cyberinfrastructure Building at 2709 E. Tenth St. in Bloomington. The event starts at 5:30 p.m. and will feature… Read more »

Pinterest founder and CEO Ben Silbermann among keynotes for Research Horizons event Sept. 8-9

Some of Indiana University’s brightest minds in informatics and computing will come together Sept. 8-9 at IU’s Cyberinfrastructure Building for Research Horizons. This inaugural event, designed to spark conversations on how research drives innovation, is chocked full of seminars on topics that range from artificial intelligence, security and bioinformatics to big data, programming languages and… Read more »

IURTC among top 50 global leaders in 2015 issued patents

Indiana University Research and Technology Corp. ranked #43 among worldwide educational organizations in receiving patents from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in 2015. According to the report “Top 100 Worldwide Universities Granted U.S. Utility Patents in 2015,” IURTC was issued 47 patents. This represents a year-over-year jump of 43 spots, as IURTC ranked 86th,… Read more »

IURTC’s Tony Armstrong writes about innovation in Indiana for Xconomy.com

IURTC President and CEO Tony Armstrong has written an article for Xconomy.com, which covers business, life sciences and technology news around the nation. Armstrong is one of the Xconomists in Indiana. You can read his article, “3  Things You (Probably) Don’t Know about Indiana Innovation” here.

IU students build high-tech startups from their own IP, receive early support from university

High-tech entrepreneurs who create intellectual property as graduate or undergraduate students in the Indiana University campus system are impacting the state’s economic development by launching businesses, creating jobs and providing solutions to clients across several sectors. Tony Armstrong, president and CEO of the Indiana University Research and Technology Corp., said the trend of IU students commercializing… Read more »

IURTC announces promotions in tech transfer, commercialization and general counsel

Officials at Indiana University Research and Technology Corp. have announced promotions for personnel in its technology transfer, commercialization and legal departments. Dave Wilhite has been named director of technology commercialization. He previously had been the assistant director. His duties include analyzing disclosed faculty inventions, managing the technology commercialization process, overseeing negotiations of licenses, administering outreach… Read more »