Innovation in Bloomington

Learn about innovations being developed by other Indiana University faculty — and how we can help you with your own.

May 1, 2020

IU ICO supports you and your COVID-19 innovations

During the pandemic, researchers across IU have focused on creating innovations, from vaccines and therapies to diagnostics to health care equipment and more. The IU ICO is glad to support them.

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Supporting Innovation

Dedicated technology, engineering space created for NSWC Crane, IU

Researchers will share equipment and laboratories at the revamped Multidisciplinary Engineering and Sciences Hall at IU Bloomington.

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Exterior of Luddy Hall at IU Bloomington

Innovation in the News

Cheng Wu Challenge winners announced

Innovations in prosthetics and Alzheimer's care won the annual event, which was virtual this year.

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John Patton listens to a female lab assistant talk about a display on their lab equipment.

Innovators of IU

Common rotavirus vaccine may be key to protecting children against COVID-19

As the novel coronavirus began racing from country to country, IU's John Patton realized that his lab was primed to work on a COVID-19 vaccine.

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Innovators of IU

Kelley faculty offer entrepreneurial expertise to fight COVID-19

Many efforts arose from an "Idea Sprint Weekend" organized by several professors. About 200 people from around the world participated.

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Joe Carley

Speaking of innovation

Regional economic growth likely through new partnership with NSWC Crane

The best ideas flow from putting talented people together in spaces that allow for recurring interaction.

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Student presents his project in a PowerPoint at competition

Innovation in the News

Student's high-tech sports analytics company shines at Demo Day

Blueprint Stats took second place, scoring its founder $1,500 and a six-month part-time membership to the Dimension Mill co-working space in Bloomington.

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