Purdue Applied Research Institute

Our sponsored research portfolio ranks in the top 20 nationally for funding from the National Science Foundation. From this position of strength, we will expand our potential to deliver large and complex applied research programs.

The Issue

Global prosperity and security demand urgent action. Purdue has an opportunity to leverage its strengths in science and engineering to play an even larger role in helping to answer that call.

The Innovation

We will bring together academia, industry, government, foundations and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) to advance technology and develop innovative solutions to global problems.

The Investment

We will invest in national security, technology acceleration, global development and innovation.

The Impact

Purdue will provide advanced facilities and infrastructure for federal, industry and NGO partners and help prepare a new generation of leaders with applied research opportunities.

Key Initial Investments

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Purdue hypersonics combines industry, academia in new materials and manufacturing center

The new center will focus on development of high-temperature materials and new manufacturing processes

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Explore Purdue’s Next Moves

Each of Purdue’s Next Moves is a natural evolution of the priorities we established for the university in 2013. With the progress we’ve made and the momentum we’ve built, they represent the next phase in this initiative.

Plant Sciences 2.0
National Security and Technology Initiative
Purdue Applied Research Institute
Transformative Education 2.0
Equity Task Force
Online Education 2.0