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Informatics team lands $1.85 million from Intel to study IT as social, cultural phenomena

Posted on June 28th, 2012 | By Tony Armstrong

Congratulations to the research group at Indiana University Bloomington’s School of Informatics and Computing upon receiving over $1.85 million to create the Intel Science and Technology Center for Social Computing. The award was announced June 26 by Intel Labs as part of a $12 million research center composed of faculty from IU and four other universities. Three researchers from the IU [...]

CourseNetworking Launches

Posted on April 5th, 2012 | By Tony Armstrong

I’m happy to announce that the CourseNetworking social media site went live yesterday. Also known as theCN, it’s a great open source learning platform that will help teachers and students connect. The IURTC works closely with theCN founder Dr. Ali Jafari, a serial entrepreneur who has been very successful taking his innovations from idea to [...]

Introducing IU researchers to the idea marketplace

Posted on March 5th, 2012 | By Tony Armstrong

The IU Research and Technology Corp. is ramping up efforts to introduce IU research faculty to the process of patenting and commercializing their novel ideas. Coming up on March 8 on the IUPUI campus, Joe Trebley, director of Startup Support and Promotion at the IURTC, will be speaking on the topic. He’ll outline the steps involved in [...]

Courseload at the IURTC

Posted on January 26th, 2012 | By Tony Armstrong

Through the IURTC, our Innovate Indiana Fund has invested in Courseload, an e-text delivery platform that allows for reading and annotating textbooks. Courseload is also a tenant in the IU-Emerging Technologies Center and has recently grown into additional space in the IU-ETC. Here’s a brief description from their website: Today’s generation of students has grown [...]

The Indiana CTSI boosts health science innovations

Posted on January 20th, 2012 | By Tony Armstrong

Hoosiers are catching on: Indiana is becoming a hotbed of health science innovations. A big reason is the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute, or Indiana CTSI. This bench-to-bedside research group includes scientists from IU, Notre Dame, and Purdue as well as from companies such as the Cook Group and Eli Lilly. The CTSI provides [...]