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Next up for Indiana biotech: Feed the world

Even though the potential payoff for health care innovation is less certain these days, the business case for new ways to produce more food has never been stronger. That’s the analysis that lies behind BioCrossroads' new report an agricultural innovation.

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Purdue hopes center simplifies commercialization

Purdue University’s new Innovation and Commercialization Center is supposed to be a one-stop shop for professors to get help developing their research into products and for outside investors to find out what research is taking place there.

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Firm joins race with IU autism drug

The Indiana University School of Medicine has licensed a pediatric psychiatrist’s patent on
an alcohol-dependency drug that the doctor discovered improves the language and social skills of autism patients. IU has licensed the patent to Indianapolis-based Confluence Pharmaceuticals Inc.

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Life sciences to drive Purdue’s next decade of building

Over the past 10 years, Purdue University has built Discovery Park into a thriving research and business incubation center, launching more than 30 companies and hosting dozens more. Now Purdue will spend more than $164 million to construct a Life and Health Sciences Quadrangle next to Discovery Park.

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IU hits license jackpot; Purdue royalties surge

Indiana University had a license or two to print money from the commercialization of its technology over the last year—and did it ever. While Purdue University didn’t collect as much in royalties from commercialization, it pulled down record levels of research grants.

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