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Sept. 10, 2020

Brightest-known fluorescent materials have academic, commercial potential

Small-molecule, ionic isolation lattices, or SMILES, can be used in diagnostics, solar concentrators, lasers and light upconversion.

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5th annual Innovation and Commercialization Conference goes virtual

The free online event, taking place Sept. 17-18, introduces attendees to IU experts on new processes and resources for developing partnerships.

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Toyota, IUPUI partner on first commercial license for braking safety testing

The new technology addresses gaps in evaluating and testing emerging safety technologies in transportation.

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IUPUI institute combats COVID-19 at the nano level

The Integrated Nanosystems Development Institute is working to make reusable face masks safer and more comfortable for daily use.

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IU surpasses $1 billion in research and philanthropic funding

IU's combined research and philanthropy funding for fiscal year 2020 totaled $1.15 billion, including a university-record $854 million in external funding for research and other activities.

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$2.25 million NSF award to fund scholarship program

The CyberCorps cybersecurity program will be housed at IU Bloomington.

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IU School of Medicine selected as site for COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial

This Phase III clinical trial is the last required stage of study before the potential vaccine can be approved by the U.S. FDA for widespread public use.

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EPA awards $1.6M for IU research on PFAS in rural drinking water

The funding will help understand exposure risks to rural communities that rely on private wells for drinking water.

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$2M federal grant awarded to startup founded by IU professor

Dream Tech LLC will use the grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences to better help companies, regulatory agencies, and nongovernmental and nonprofit organizations evaluate chemical toxicity.

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IU Ventures' impact in fiscal year 2019-20: Successes everywhere

IU Ventures makes and oversees IU Philanthropic Venture Fund and Innovate Indiana Fund investments as well as leads and manages the IU Angel Network.

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Indiana life sciences startup wins judges', audience awards at international event

Amplified Sciences is developing diagnostics to help clinicians test for pancreatic cancer and better treat patients with pancreatic cysts.

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