West Lafayette, Indiana

Ag-Analytics Opens Office at Purdue University's New Convergence Center

Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 3:00pm

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind., July 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Ag-Analytics is excited to announce the opening of a new office facility at the Convergence Center at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana.

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  • WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind., July 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Ag-Analytics is excited to announce the opening of a new office facility at the Convergence Center at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana.
  • "For us, there is no better place to grow our company than among the bright minds and future discoveries of Purdue University."
  • "We look forward to collaborating with Ag-Analytics as they expand to the Convergence Center at Purdue University."
  • The beautiful and modern Convergence office space is located within the Discovery Park District of Purdue University.

Venture capitalists, Purdue innovations, startups establish winning combination for moving life-changing technologies to public

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 2:00am

According to the investment report "U.S. Startup Outlook 2019" by Silicon Valley Bank, 52% of startups' funding comes from venture capitalists.

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  • According to the investment report "U.S. Startup Outlook 2019" by Silicon Valley Bank, 52% of startups' funding comes from venture capitalists.
  • The foundation manages the Purdue Foundry, Purdue Office of Technology Commercialization, Purdue Research Park, Purdue Technology Centers and University Development Office.
  • For more information on licensing a Purdue innovation, contact the Purdue Office of Technology Commercialization at otcip@prf.org .
  • For more information about involvement and investment opportunities in startups based on a Purdue innovation, contact the Purdue Foundry at foundry@prf.org .

Venture capitalists, Purdue innovations, startups establish winning combination for moving life-changing technologies to public

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 5:01pm

According to the investment report U.S. Startup Outlook 2019 by Silicon Valley Bank, 52% of startups funding comes from venture capitalists.

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  • According to the investment report U.S. Startup Outlook 2019 by Silicon Valley Bank, 52% of startups funding comes from venture capitalists.
  • The foundation manages the Purdue Foundry, Purdue Office of Technology Commercialization, Purdue Research Park, Purdue Technology Centers and University Development Office.
  • For more information on licensing a Purdue innovation, contact the Purdue Office of Technology Commercialization at otcip@prf.org .
  • For more information about involvement and investment opportunities in startups based on a Purdue innovation, contact the Purdue Foundry at foundry@prf.org .

Purdue Partners With Aramark to Manage West Lafayette Retail Dining

Friday, June 12, 2020 - 7:00pm

Purdue University and Aramark announced Friday (June 12) that they have entered into a retail dining operator agreement that will enhance dining offerings for Purdues West Lafayette campus and community.

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  • Purdue University and Aramark announced Friday (June 12) that they have entered into a retail dining operator agreement that will enhance dining offerings for Purdues West Lafayette campus and community.
  • We were very focused on a retail solution that brought new and real choices to the retail dining experience on the West Lafayette campus.
  • Aramark will operate 35 dining locations on the West Lafayette campus, including 11 locations in Purdue Memorial Union.
  • The space will be transformed into the Purdue Marketplace, a world-class food hall with a variety of new dining concepts, including Walk-Ons Sports Bistreaux, co-owned by Purdue alumnus Drew Brees.

Union Club Hotel at Purdue Sets Sights on Fall Semester Opening

Thursday, April 23, 2020 - 2:00pm

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind., April 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The renovation of the 182-room iconic Union Club Hotel at Purdue University remains on schedule and is expected to welcome guests starting in the fall semester.

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  • WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind., April 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The renovation of the 182-room iconic Union Club Hotel at Purdue University remains on schedule and is expected to welcome guests starting in the fall semester.
  • "We're all adjusting to what might be the new normal as we emerge from this health crisis," said Wicks.
  • In addition, a yet-to-be-announced full-service restaurant, a classic cocktail bar and coffee and pastry counter will be added to the property.
  • The Union Club Hotel is now available to book stays starting on September 8, 2020 at www.PurdueUnionClubHotel.com .

Research Bridge Partners Makes Seed Capital Investment in Eradivir, Inc.

Wednesday, April 15, 2020 - 3:17pm

"The scientific team has a proven track record of building commercially successful targeting ligands, including Endocyte, which Novartis purchased in 2018 for $2.1 billion," said Isaac Barchas, co-founder and CEO of Research Bridge Partners.

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  • "The scientific team has a proven track record of building commercially successful targeting ligands, including Endocyte, which Novartis purchased in 2018 for $2.1 billion," said Isaac Barchas, co-founder and CEO of Research Bridge Partners.
  • Research Bridge Partners is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) that enhances the societal and economic returns on America's investment in research universities by bridging mid-continent university innovators and commercialization resources nationally.
  • Founded by Isaac Barchas and Reid Hoffman, the organization manages a seed fund that accepts only program-related investment from other charities in furthering its tax-exempt charitable, education and scientific purposes.
  • In so doing, Research Bridge Partners mobilizes mission-focused resources to advance science in the public interest through strategic startup creation at mid-continent research universities.

Bioanalytical Systems, Inc. d/b/a Inotiv Appoints Beth A. Taylor as New Chief Financial Officer

Monday, March 9, 2020 - 8:45pm

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind., March 09, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bioanalytical Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: BASI), operating as Inotiv (the Company or Inotiv), today announced the appointment of Beth A. Taylor, CPA, as Vice President - Finance and Chief Financial Officer of the Company.

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  • WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind., March 09, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bioanalytical Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: BASI), operating as Inotiv (the Company or Inotiv), today announced the appointment of Beth A. Taylor, CPA, as Vice President - Finance and Chief Financial Officer of the Company.
  • Ms. Taylor succeeds Jill C. Blumhoff, who had served as the Companys Vice President - Finance and Chief Financial Officer since May 2016.
  • I am eager to join the Inotiv team and assist with strategic growth iniatives.
  • Prior to joining Inotiv, Ms. Taylor held progressively responsible VP of Finance, Controllership and other financial leadership positions at Endocyte, Inc., Author Solutions, Inc., Harlan Laboratories, Inc., Republic Airways Holdings and Rolls-Royce Corporation.

Allen elects to retire as Deere Board chairman May 1st

Monday, March 2, 2020 - 2:15pm

The Deere board has elected John C. May, the company's chief executive officer, to become chairman upon Allen's retirement.

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  • The Deere board has elected John C. May, the company's chief executive officer, to become chairman upon Allen's retirement.
  • Allen has been chairman of the board of directors since 2010 and served as the company's chief executive officer from 2009 to 2019.
  • Allen joined Deere as an industrial engineer in 1975 after graduating from Purdue University.
  • "As chairman, John will lead the board with the collaborative style and strategic, operating, and technical skills so capably demonstrated over his 23-year career with Deere," said Allen.

ITM expands PSMA-617 supply agreement for no-carrier-added Lutetium-177

Monday, March 2, 2020 - 11:05am

ITM Isotopen Technologien Mnchen AG (ITM), a biotechnology and radiopharmaceutical group of companies announced today, that it has expanded a long-term agreement for the supply of highly pure no-carrier-added (n.c.a.)

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  • ITM Isotopen Technologien Mnchen AG (ITM), a biotechnology and radiopharmaceutical group of companies announced today, that it has expanded a long-term agreement for the supply of highly pure no-carrier-added (n.c.a.)
  • Under the agreement, ITM will provide Endocyte with supply of n.c.a 177Lu for its investigational 177Lu-PSMA-617 radioligand therapy for patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer.
  • This supply agreement supports our future growth and ability to investigate radioligand therapies in a variety of cancers.
  • Thanks to the extension of the Endocyte supply agreement, we are confident that we can make a significant impact to this growing demand."

Elanco Animal Health Announces Strategic Alliance With Purdue University and Purdue Research Foundation

Tuesday, February 4, 2020 - 2:00pm

Elanco Animal Health Incorporated (NYSE: ELAN) today announced a four-year agreement with Purdue University and Purdue Research Foundation with the goal to collaborate and train talent, as Elanco seeks solutions to solve some of the greatest challenges in animal health.

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  • Elanco Animal Health Incorporated (NYSE: ELAN) today announced a four-year agreement with Purdue University and Purdue Research Foundation with the goal to collaborate and train talent, as Elanco seeks solutions to solve some of the greatest challenges in animal health.
  • The alliance allows Elanco to work side-by-side with Purdues leading animal health research scientists with specific expertise in structural biology, protein engineering, microbiome discovery and clinical research.
  • Elanco and Purdue have a strong alignment of mission and values, and we anticipate many positive results from this important alliance, said Brian Edelman, Purdue Research Foundation president.
  • This alliance among Elanco, Purdue University and the Purdue Research Foundation also will advance research endeavors such as collaborative discovery, co-development of new innovations and advance recurrent technologies with joint access to mutual resources and capabilities.