The problem is especially urgent, says a congressional report, because billions of dollars in taxpayer-funded research have “contributed to China’s global rise over the last 20 years” and to its goal of being a world leader in science and technology by 2050.
Powering research: Indiana universities balance federal grants with other sources of cash
University research budgets and federal funding levels are seen as increasingly important drivers of economic development as they give rise to more licensed technology and startup companies.Read More
Patient data is increasingly in the hands of for-profit industries. Insurance firms and other for-profit companies have been collecting patient data that yields important information that could be used to shape medical care and health policy.
The grant, to be paid over five years, will help the IU School of Medicine launch a drug discovery center as part of a strategic partnership with the Purdue Institute for Drug Discovery at Purdue University.
The National Science Foundation is expanding its funding for Trusted CI—also known as the NSF Cybersecurity Center of Excellence—which is helping thousands of researchers keep their work and their data safe.
The funding from the United States Agency for International Development will go toward Purdue’s new Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Safety.
A small team of researchers at Indiana University, in collaboration with LinkedIn, has created the first-ever global map of labor flow—how people move between jobs and industries in geographic regions. IU researchers said their findings provide useful insights into the growth and movement of the economy.
Should you avoid red meat? No. Should you strive for 10,000 steps a day? Not unless you just want to. So says Dr. Aaron Carroll, a pediatrician and researcher at the Indiana University School of Medicine who sees it as his life’s calling to debunk what he considers health myths and weak medical research.
The school announced Friday it has purchased a new supercomputer—dubbed Big Red 200—for $9.6 million to support advanced research in artificial intelligence, machine learning, data analytics and scientific and medical research.
Justin Markel and Quinton Lasko are obsessed with feet and legs, technology and helping people improve their mobility. The combination led the duo to an invention designed to help athletes, although it has applications far beyond sports.
Professor Torbert’s Orange Corn has been bred to include more carotenoids, a set of key nutrients that provide color to vegetables and plants and help protect the eyes.
The intent is to create an entrepreneurial ecosystem, filled with services and amenities that would make it easy for Purdue graduates and faculty to pursue their careers or start businesses in West Lafayette.
Much of the research at the hub—located at Purdue’s Research Park—will be done in partnership with government agencies, including the Indiana Department of Transportation, and private-sector companies.
The technology has futuristic business applications in a number of industries, including real estate, medicine and retail, where stores could offer holographic online shopping.
The university will hire 10 faculty members and team with the state and major health systems on what it calls a comprehensive plan to understand and deal with addictions, which are costing Indiana more than $1 billion a year.
Stephanie Fernhaber is using a trendy creative strategy called “design thinking” to crack a problem that could be made worse as Marsh Supermarkets continues to shed locations.
The school’s program already has recommended $11 million in savings for more than 75 companies since 2011.