Discovery Park’s economic impact

September 2014  


* $847 million in research expenditures through major centers since Discovery Park was launched, including 13 funded research projects exceeding $5 million each and eight multiyear proposals each exceeding $10 million.

* More than 1,000 affiliated faculty members, working with 300 graduate students, are engaged in the park, helping generate $83.9 million in funded research for 2012-13, or 25 percent of Purdue's entire annual research portfolio.

* 65 new companies seeded and/or assisted.

* 426 disclosures, patents, licenses/options on intellectual property facilitated within the park, linking it to business startup activities at the nearby Purdue Research Park.

* 225,500 hours of work provided by 540 students at 190 Indiana startup companies through its Interns for Indiana (IfI) program.

* More than 5,000 students have participated in entrepreneurial activities since the inception of Discovery Park.

* Forty strategic global partnerships have been signed.

* More than 1,300 students have received the Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation. Recipients have come from every college and have an average cumulative GPA at or higher than 3.0.

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