Purdue Technology Showcase to Highlight Innovations from around Indiana

(WEST LAFAYETTE) – Novel innovations from inventors around the state of Indiana will be on display at the 2021 Purdue Technology Showcase. This year’s theme is “State of Innovation.”

The Purdue Research Foundation Office of Technology Commercialization is hosting the annual showcase, being held virtually this year Feb. 10-11. Registration by Feb. 9 is required to receive the link for joining the showcase.

 The showcase will feature novel innovations from inventors at Purdue University, Crane Naval Base, Indiana University and the University of Notre Dame. Startup companies working with the Purdue Foundry also will be featured at the showcase.

Brooke Beier

“This year we decided to include technologies from our peer in-state institutions alongside Purdue to shine a light on the exciting innovation occurring across the state of Indiana,” said Brooke Beier, vice president of OTC. “The virtual showcase will reach audiences around the world and will connect commercialization partners with incredible innovators and technologies.”

Each presenter will have about five minutes to present their discoveries during the fast-paced event. The showcase also will feature several opportunities to network with the inventors.

Members of the research, business and entrepreneurial community can RSVP online for the showcase. Questions may be directed to showcase@prf.org.

Here is a list of the categories of innovations being highlighted at the showcase:

Feb. 10 – Life Science

  • 10:30 a.m. – Diagnostics
  • 11:15 a.m. – Drug Discovery and Development
  • 1 p.m. – Therapeutics
  • 2 p.m. – Food and Agriculture
  • 2:45 p.m. – Medical Device and Health Care

Feb. 11 – Physical Science; National Inventors Day

  • 10:25 a.m. – Computer Technology and Cybersecurity
  • 11 a.m. – Artificial Intelligence and Smart Sensors
  • 1 p.m. – Materials and Manufacturing
  • 2 p.m. – Chemistry and Chemical Processing