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February 11, 2021

Virtual panel of startup, commercialization experts to explore tech transfer in Indiana

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Startup leaders from Purdue University and across the state of Indiana will provide insights into technology transfer during a virtual panel event Feb. 18.

The Frameworx Tech Transfer in Indiana panel also will feature startups from Indiana University and the University of Notre Dame. BioCrossroads, which released a report on tech transfer in Indiana, is hosting the event.

“Tech transfer programs at universities across Indiana are vital components to drive innovation and commercialization for the state and the nation,” said Brooke Beier, vice president of the Purdue Research Foundation Office of Technology Commercialization, who will be a featured speaker at the event.

Novosteo Inc., a Purdue-affiliated preclinical-stage biotechnology startup focused on the development of bone-targeted therapeutics, will be among the featured startups for the event. Registration information for the event is available online.

BioCrossroads, a public-private collaboration that supports Indiana’s existing research and corporate strengths while encouraging new business development, released a report called Tech Transfer in Indiana: An Overview for the Life Sciences Industry. The report highlights the technology transfer processes and approaches used by Purdue, Indiana and Notre Dame to facilitate commercialization of research-driven discoveries and innovations.

About BioCrossroads

BioCrossroads is Indiana’s initiative to grow, advance and invest in the life sciences, a public-private collaboration that supports the region’s existing research and corporate strengths while encouraging new business development. BioCrossroads provides money and support to life sciences businesses, launches new life sciences enterprises (Indiana Biosciences Research Institute, Indiana Health Information Exchange, Fairbanks Institute for Healthy Communities, BioCrossroadsLINX, OrthoWorx and Datalys Center), expands collaboration and partnerships among Indiana’s life science institutions, promotes science education and markets Indiana’s life sciences industry.

About Purdue University

Purdue University is a top public research institution developing practical solutions to today’s toughest challenges. Ranked the No. 5 Most Innovative University in the United States by U.S. News & World Report, Purdue delivers world-changing research and out-of-this-world discovery. Committed to hands-on and online, real-world learning, Purdue offers a transformative education to all. Committed to affordability and accessibility, Purdue has frozen tuition and most fees at 2012-13 levels, enabling more students than ever to graduate debt-free. See how Purdue never stops in the persistent pursuit of the next giant leap at

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