Collaboration Express Transforming Indiana into a Magnet for High-Technology Jobs and Talent

Building Business Efficiencies

Companies in Indiana have long turned to Purdue University for ways to identify areas of improvement, streamline processes, and increase competitiveness and profitability. Purdue's Technical Assistance Program (TAP) offers assistance to businesses, manufacturers and healthcare providers.

Manufacturing & Other Industries

The TAP-managed Indiana Manufacturing Extension Partnership offers high-value, affordable solutions for energy efficiency, sustainability, Green enterprise development, top-line business growth, technology adoption and quality improvement. MEP trains businesses in leadership development as well as Lean and Lean Six Sigma. Eligible businesses may connect with the full range of Purdue expertise for up to five days of no-cost assistance. Extended projects are available on a funded basis and can involve weeks or months of work.

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Purdue Healthcare Advisors, also managed by TAP, assists professionals and organizations in the healthcare industry who desire competencies to maximize performance, improve care, increase margins, and facilitate compliance. Purdue Healthcare Advisors' offers consulting, coaching, and training services in EHR Meaningful Use, Lean Six Sigma, and Health IT/Security for hospitals and health systems, physicians, and healthcare professionals in all capacities.

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