Joseph Muhler and William Nebergall will be inducted May 2 in Washington, D.C., along with 17 other inventors and innovators.
Purdue University improves to top 5 in rankings for U.S. patents
The ranking comes less than a week after the university unveiled its Purdue Innovates initiative, designed to streamline access and support for commercialization of intellectual property developed by faculty, students and alumni, as well as startup creation.Read More
Self-sanitizing changing tables to be installed at Indy airport
Pluie Inc., a startup co-founded by an Indiana native, is about to get a big boost in exposure, with dozens of its self-sanitizing diaper changing tables being installed in multiple locations at Indianapolis International Airport.Read More
Ray Harroun was remembered at a memorial service Sunday not only as the man who won the first Indy 500, but for his contributions to the auto industry, motorsports, engineering and inventing.
An Indiana inventor plans to use the power of the people—and the World Wide Web—to secure funds to produce prototypes for the Land Zeppelin, an apparatus that allows bicyclists to ride in the rain without getting wet.
Two Indiana University School of Optometry professors are tackling diagnosis of one of the most difficult medical problems facing sports teams at every level: head injuries.
In the past 18 months, Larry Durkos—who invented a machine that attaches metal bed box springs and coils to wood frames—has scored two stunning victories over Leggett & Platt Inc., a Missouri-based box-spring conglomerate.
Licensed practical nurse Nic Davis invented a device to kill and prevent the introduction of microorganisms that collect at catheter ports.
The inventor of the world's second-best-selling card game has settled a lawsuit with Fundex Games, the Plainfield company that markets and distributes Phase 10.
Jim Pearson knows a thing or two about raising money from venture capitalists. And he has some advice for BioCrossroads:
Teach entrepreneurs the value of money.
In a state steeped in advanced research that spawns biomedical companies by the dozen, Apricity LLC is preposterously low-tech,
given that its latest product is nothing more than a warm blanket.
Harlan Bakeries recently filed a lawsuit against equipment vendor Doboy Inc., saying it provided faulty equipment to package Harlan’s cream-cheese-filled bagels.
After a stint making parts for electric cars, Symphony Motors recently became Indy Power Systems, changing course to make power control boxes for a variety of vehicles and also industrial and military applications.
Stellarwind is believed to be the first algae-oil company in Indiana and among dozens of others around the country at the
forefront of what’s being called the third wave of biofuels production.
Financing is the lifeblood of companies turning intellectual property into a product or service, but turbulent economic conditions
have made it increasingly difficult to raise cash from investors who are content to wait
out the storm by concentrating on their existing portfolios.
John Erlandson, 63, of Lebanon, holds the patent on a recycled-rubber pencil,
which Staples plans to start selling in June.
CT scanners have been used for decades to peer inside humans. Now a Purdue University researcher is training the technology on hardwood trees to help lumber mills get the most value from logs.