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FAQ for Partners

Q: What are the key focus areas of the initiative?

A: Purdue’s Integrative Data Science Initiative (IDSI) will address major sectors of strategic importance to the global economy. Click here to learn more about these areas.

Q: What facilities are available for collaborators?

A: The new Convergence Building, opening in the fall of 2019, is intended to offer private space for our Corporate Partners, as well as space for start-ups, research teams of Purdue students and faculty, and shared co-creation areas. Click here to read more about this facility.

Q: How can my company partner with undergraduate and graduate student researchers in The Data Mine?

A: Contact Maggie Betz ( to discuss these potential research opportunities.

Q: How do I learn more broadly about corporate partnerships at Purdue?

A: Please contact:
Nathaniel K. Utz
Vice President for Industry Partnerships
The Convergence Center
101 Foundry Drive, Room 2307
West Lafayette, IN 47906
O: (765) 588-5252 | C: (773) 844-9392

Purdue University, 610 Purdue Mall, West Lafayette, IN 47907, (765) 494-4600

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