From a base in West Lafayette at the Purdue Research Park, the company’s scientists are racing to create environmentally friendly, food-insecurity-fighting crops through special genetic technology.
Purdue senior development will bring older alums back to campus
The university, which has 575,000 living alumni, plans to break ground later this year on Varcity at Purdue, a 230,000-square-foot community at the school’s Discovery Park District.Read More
Lafayette leaders want answers about water usage for IEDC’s Boone County tech park
A group of elected officials, business leaders and community members in the Lafayette area are drafting a letter to the Indiana Economic Development Corp. seeking details about the state’s plans to draw water from the Wabash River aquifer.Read More
Wabash River could be solution to Boone County’s development needs
To meet the water demands of an innovation district planned for just north of Lebanon, state officials are exploring the idea of tapping into the Wabash aquifer in Tippecanoe County.Read More
Subaru pressing ahead with plans for $158M expansion in Lafayette
The automaker, which announced its expansion plans just weeks before COVID-19 began disrupting the economy, says the project won’t be affected by the pandemic.Read More
The West Lafayette-based pharmaceutical testing company has seen its stock price soar—and later plunge—following its announcement last fall that it planned to acquire Indianapolis-based Envigo RMS LLC, which breeds and sells animals used in lab testing.
West Lafayette-based Bioanalytical Systems’ latest executive departure comes amid recent signs of stability, turnaround and growth for a company that just three years ago was on the verge of sinking.
Store closures due to the coronavirus crisis undermined the department store chain’s parent company and its ability to get financing to continue operations.
Purdue found a fountain of new revenue last fall at Ross-Ade Stadium, after alcohol sales were expanded to the entire stadium.
St. Vincent Health will close its long-term acute hospital in Lafayette in the next two months, leaving as many as 83 workers without jobs. St. Vincent will continue to operate its other Seton Specialty Hospital in Indianapolis.
Endocyte Inc. will submit its ovarian cancer drug EC145 for European market approval in the third quarter of this year after the European Commission granted it orphan drug status.
In the last 10 years, Indiana’s major research universities—Indiana and Purdue—have nearly doubled their
science-based research budgets, to a total of $895 million. Yet Indiana’s public universities still run in the middle
of the pack nationally.
Venture capitalists in Indiana and nationally have thrown money at the company with abandon. Local investors include CID Capital,
Clarian Health Ventures and the Indiana Future Fund.
Purdue University will join the quest for cheap solar-generated electricity with an initiative aimed at speeding up research
across the industry. The Network for Photovoltaic Technology will launch this fall, focused on creating computer models to
eliminate costly and slow trial-and-error research in the solar industry.