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September 4, 2013

Purdue presents new technologies at road show in Northwest Indiana

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind., MERRILLVILLE, Ind. – Purdue University researchers will present a number of innovations at an upcoming Technology Road Show including a new method to improve radiation cancer therapy and an industrial vest to improve sampling procedures of workplace hazards such as chemical or biological agents.

These and other innovations with high commercialization potential will be presented from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sept. 18 at the Purdue Technology Center of Northwest Indiana, 9800 Connecticut Drive, Crown Point, Ind.

The technologies being featured and ready to be licensed include:

* Multi-Pocket Industrial Hygiene Sampling Vest.

* Wireless Tracking for Radiation Cancer Therapy.

* Wireless Indoor Positioning and Tracking System.

*Cancer chemotherapeutic assessment platform: From Discovery to Bedside.

The road show is presented by Purdue Research Foundation and the Purdue Office of Technology Commercialization.

The event is free and open to the public, but seating is limited. Contact Sally Ross at 765-588-3490 or saross@prf.org by Sept. 11 to make a reservation.

Purdue patented technologies include new cancer treatments, alternative fuels, biomedical devices, agriculture innovations and others that are available for licensing through the Office of Technology Commercialization. For more information, call 765-588-3475, email otcip@prf.org or visit www.otc-prf.org/otc.

Purdue's next road show is slated for Oct. 9 in Fort Wayne, Ind.

About Purdue Office of Technology Commercialization

The Purdue Office of Technology Commercialization operates one of the most comprehensive technology-transfer programs among leading research universities in the United States. Services provided by this office support the economic development initiatives of Purdue University and benefit the university's academic activities.

Writer: Carla D. Smith, 765-588-3341, marketing@prf.org 

Source: Sally Ross, 765-588-3490 or saross@prf.org