Insignum AgTech and Beck’s collaborate to help corn ‘talk’

Insignum AgTech develops plant genetic traits that give farmers an early indication of yield-limiting factors like disease, insect pests or fertility loss. Insignum AgTech and Beck’s Hybrids have signed an agreement to test Insignum’s innovative corn traits in Beck’s elite varieties. (Insignum AgTech photo) Plant genetic innovation indicates if crops have been exposed to disease, […]

President Chiang and Purdue-affiliated Veo celebrate company’s launch on campus

Veo, a company started by two Purdue alums, presented President Mung Chiang with a gold scooter during an event Thursday (Apri 20) celebrating the company’s presence on Purdue’s campus. From left are Purdue Research Foundation President Brian Edelman, Veo co-founders Edwin Tan and Candice Xie, and Chiang. (Purdue University photo/Alicia South-Hurt) Veo’s shared scooters and […]

Purdue researchers combine electric poling and 3D printing into a single step

Purdue University researchers have combined 3D printing and electric poling into a single process called electric poling-assisted additive manufacturing, or EPAM. It aligns the dipoles in PVdf filament during the print, which leads to a better indication of stress that is being applied. (Purdue University image/Robert Nawrocki) Method creates parts with customized shapes and sensor […]

NutraMaize receives $650,000 USDA grant to scale research on orange corn that improves poultry health and egg yolk pigmentation

The agriculture company NutraMaize has received a two-year, $650,000 Phase II Small Business Innovation Research grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to demonstrate the health and pigmentation benefits of feeding orange corn to poultry on a larger scale. (Godaddy photo/Kelly Ngo) Grant will prepare NutraMaize Orange Corn rich in antioxidant carotenoids for use in […]

Ericsson, Saab and Purdue University announce ‘lab to life’ innovative 5G network to make Purdue Airport accessible as a real-life research site for aviation industry

Purdue University President Mung Chiang discusses the collaboration with industry partners Ericsson and Saab. A private 5G network will be installed at the airport, allowing companies and university researchers to develop their newest innovations in a real-world setting. (Purdue University/Charles Jischke) WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University Airport, in collaboration with industry partners Ericsson and […]

Purdue engineers create safer solid-state lithium-ion batteries from new composite materials

A battery cell made from a new composite material developed at Purdue University undergoes testing to determine its stability when bent, cut and punched. Vilas Pol, a Purdue professor of chemical engineering, developed the material, which is safer to use in high-voltage, solid-state, lithium-ion batteries than traditional solid polymer electrolyte technologies. (Purdue University photo/Sensen Zhang) […]

Wheelchair prototype safely navigates passengers through airports to aircraft seats

A wheelchair prototype designed by teams of recent graduates from the Purdue Polytechnic Institute, College of Engineering and College of Science is being developed to help passengers navigate airports and travel through airplane aisles. (Purdue University photo/Zach Rodimel) FAA award-winning, patent-pending design travels omnidirectionally and has an adjustable base WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Teams of […]

Novilytic preps for expansion with launch of new Proteometer-L

Meena L. Narsimhan, PhD, of Novilytic examines the Proteometer-L in the company’s labs. It enables process R&D scientists and drug manufacturers to recognize when a product run is going awry in near-real-time. (Photo courtesy of Novilytic) Kit provides speedy analysis of pharmaceutical batch runs WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Novilytic LLC, a molecular-recognition company that uses […]

Purdue-connected digital health startup wins phase 1 of NIH competition for maternal health

HemaChrome has introduced a simple mobile health app that noninvasively measures blood hemoglobin using a digital photo or screenshot taken with an everyday smartphone or computer, making blood hemoglobin testing accessible to nearly everyone, anywhere, at a fraction of the cost. Founded by Purdue University researcher Young Kim, HemaChrome won phase 1 of the National […]