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IU, NSA Crane sign landmark pact on research, applied skills for students
Through the Naval Support Activity Crane Educational Partnership Agreement, IU students will apply their talents toward the challenges of operating a large naval base with diverse military missions.
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Ear-in-a-dish tech by IU startup Auricyte takes honors at BioCrossroads, Innovation Showcase
IURTC Spin Up company Auricyte LLC won the Best Pre-Venture category Oct. 14 at the BioCrossroads New Venture competition in Indianapolis, while Arrhythmotech LLC -- another Spin Up company -- placed second overall.
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Record patent issues by IU subject of 'Inside Indiana Business' segment
During the 2015 fiscal year, IU set a school record with 183 U.S. and foreign patents issued. In a recent interview with "Inside Indiana Business" host Gerry Dick, IU Research and Technology Corp. President Tony Armstrong and IU Vice President for Research Fred H. Cate discussed IU's success.
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IURTC working to find commercial partners for kidney disease drug now in human trials
A research team led by IUPUI biology professor Bonnie Blazer-Yost and Dr. Sharon Moe, chief of nephrology at the IU School of Medicine, is conducting human trials on an innovative drug that may stop or drastically inhibit polycystic kidney disease.
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IU officials play key roles in shaping economic development policy
IU's Bill Stephan and David Gard, along with IU Kokomo's Susan Sciame-Giesecke, recently helped establish frameworks that define the roles colleges and universities serve in modern economic development.
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IU-developed molecular modeling software could help speed path to market for new drugs
Through a licensing agreement with IURTC, Seattle-based Cyrus Biotechnology will incorporate SparksX, a molecular modeling-and-design software package developed by IU School of Informatics and Computing researchers, into its product pipeline.
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New home for IU's School of Informatics and Computing will be an innovation engine
Luddy Hall, the $39.8 million, 124,000-square-foot new home for IU Bloomington's School of Informatics and Computing set for completion by December 2017, is designed to encourage a culture of collaboration, innovation and entrepreneurship.
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B-Start pre-accelerator program for IU, Ivy Tech students picks its first ventures
Launched by the Bloomington Economic Development Corp. and supported in part by Innovate Indiana, B-Start recently chose its first cohort of nine student-run startup companies to receive mentorship and coaching sessions, plus other assistance.
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