Archive for the ‘Health Care’ Category

Indiana University Kokomo hosts regional forum on economic impact

Posted on May 29th, 2012 | By David Gard

Recently, I had the opportunity to participate in Indiana University Kokomo’s regional town hall held on May 23.  Hosted by Chancellor Michael Harris, this forum convened over 60 north central Indiana leaders to discuss the impact of IU Kokomo on both the region and the state.  Paul Umbach, president of Tripp Umbach,a leading national provider of economic impact research,  presented the “Economic Engine for North Central Indiana” report.  Umbach explained the [...]

New venture competition seeks applications in Indiana

Posted on May 25th, 2012 | By Innovate Indiana

Applications are sought for the inaugural BioCrossroads New Venture Competition presented by Krieg DeVault, an early stage business competition open to life sciences (biotechnology, pharmaceutical, medical device, diagnostic, ag-biotech) and health information technology companies holding a substantial nexus to Indiana and a high potential for attracting investment capital. In addition to a cash prize of [...]

Business and engineering students partner to bring patented invention to market

Posted on May 23rd, 2012 | By Bill Stephan

Business students at the Indiana University Kelley School of Business Indianapolis along with students from the Purdue School of Engineering and Technology at IUPUI are partnering to bring a patented invention to market.  Two business students and three biomedical engineering students are joining forces to research how to commercialize a new kidney dialysis invention by IU surgeon George Akingba, [...]

Indiana CTSI and IURTC-supported Projects Series: Part 2

Posted on May 22nd, 2012 | By Brad Fravel

As mentioned in the first of the four blogs in this series, the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (Indiana CTSI) set a record last year for supported research projects that have reached the technology transfer phase of their development, including twelve projects that filed invention disclosures with the Indiana University Research and Technology Corp. (IURTC). I am highlighting four of [...]

Indiana CTSI and IURTC Report a Record Year for Technology Transfer

Posted on May 15th, 2012 | By Brad Fravel

The Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (Indiana CTSI) set a record last year for supported research projects that have reached the technology transfer phase of their development. Twelve projects supported by the Indiana CTSI in 2011 have filed invention disclosures with the Indiana University Research and Technology Corp. (IURTC), a not-for-profit agency affiliated with Indiana University that [...]