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ileleji-juaJUA Technologies International receives $600,000 USDA grant to develop solar-powered crop dehydrator

JUA Technologies International, an agriculture technology startup that manufactures solar-powered crop dehydrators, has received a two-year, $600,000 Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to further develop its technology.

readi-chipsPurdue-led project awarded $5 million for Greater Lafayette to grow semiconductor industry workforce

A Purdue University-led project will receive $5 million in funding through a Greater Lafayette economic development initiative to support the expected regional workforce demand in the promising semiconductor manufacturing industry, Purdue and community officials announced Wednesday (Dec. 7).

newell-filamentAdding a fourth dimension to 3D printing

Purdue University researchers have developed a patent-pending method to add particles to filament and disperse them evenly through a traditional fused deposition modeling, or FDM, 3D printer, which will aid industry in manufacturing functional parts.

purdue-accenturePurdue, Accenture sign five-year agreement in support of smart manufacturing

Purdue University and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) have agreed to a five-year commitment supporting Purdue’s mission to prepare a next-generation smart-manufacturing workforce.

handwerker-solderMicroelectronics engineer helps ‘get the lead out’ of solder

Carol Handwerker’s life’s work is aimed at increasing reliability in everything from the largest Navy carrier to the family car. She does it by researching probably the most inconspicuous material: solder.

reflex-appReflex medical device app used for studies on opiate withdrawal, military concussions

Third-party research groups and organizations have validated a smartphone app called Reflex as a tool to help diagnose medical conditions like concussions and opiate withdrawal.

arrieta-cupBorrowing a shape from a to-go cup lid, a drone wing could learn how to sense danger faster

The oddly satisfying small domes that you press on your soda’s to-go cup lid may one day save a winged drone from a nosedive.

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