Commercialization and Innovation

We are driven to make a difference

New discoveries have the potential of improving lives and strengthening economies. But developing those breakthroughs into deliverable products and services requires substantial business support.

The Purdue Research Foundation (PRF) helps pair researchers’ ideas with the people and money needed to commercialize them. Working on everything from intellectual property protection to market analysis, feasibility, funding, company formation and real estate, the foundation helps researchers commercialize innovations while advancing Indiana’s economy. Services include: