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Purdue, three U.S. universities form commercialization partnership with Russian institutions

October 11, 2010

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue University and three other U.S. universities have announced a multiyear partnership aimed at strengthening efforts by Russian National Research Universities to commercialize their research and foster campus entrepreneurship. Photo Caption: Elena Alekseevna, (left) project manager for the New Eurasia Foundation, and Irina Vadimovna Arzhanova, Director of the National Training Foundation in Russia, examine the nanotechnology displays in the learning exhibits area of Discovery Parks Birck Nanotechnology Center on Monday (Oct. 11). Alekseevna and Arzhanova were part of a Russian delegation that met with Purdue officials to discuss collaboration opportunities as part of a multiyear partnership aimed at strengthening efforts by Russian National Research Universities to commercialize their research and foster campus entrepreneurship. During the visit in conjunction with the Enhancing University Research and Entrepreneurial Capacity, or EURECA, program, the Russian delegation toured research facilities at Purdue and businesses at the Purdue Research Park. (Purdue News Service photo/Phillip Fiorini)
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