Major tech companies supporting Purdue Polytechnic Institute

Purdue Polytechnic Institute's Smart Manufacturing program is receiving support from some major tech companies in a university-industry collaboration. Distinguished Professor Gary Bertoline says the collaboration is a first-of-its-kind Smart Manufacturing undergraduate program in North America, and is designed to prepare engineering technology graduates to lead a transformation of the manufacturing industry.

Purdue Ag-Celerator invests in diagnostic device

The Purdue Ag-Celerator has invested $100,000 in a Purdue University startup. DISCOVER, which stands for Diagnostic Sensors for Cause of Bovine Respiratory Disease, has developed a device that suggests which antibiotic would be most successful in treating the disease on a case-by-case basis.

Wabash National selling Beall Tank Trailers

Lafayette-based Wabash National Corp (NYSE: WNC) has announced its intention to sell its Beall brand of tank trailers and assets to MAC Trailer Enterprises in Ohio. Beall specializes in manufacturing aluminum tank trailers for the dry bulk and petroleum industries.

Purdue Startup Fund offers new funding option

A new way to support Purdue-affiliated startups is attempting to maximize its impact through innovative technologies. The Purdue Startup Fund was kicked off this year by Purdue Ventures, an arm of the Purdue Foundry which helps grow startups.

Purdue keeps room & board flat, names entrepreneurship director

The Purdue University Board of Trustees has approved a freeze on room and board rates for the university's West Lafayette and Fort Wayne campuses in the 2021-2022 academic year.

Purdue unveils new master of science degree

The Indiana Commission for Higher Education has approved Purdue University's new Master of Science in Graduate Studies degree. Purdue says this is the first degree to be conferred through the Graduate School on the West Lafayette campus.

Subaru of Indiana awards grants

Nonprofit organizations in seven Indiana counties will receive grants from Subaru of Indiana Automotive in Lafayette. The capital grants total more than $135,000 for arts and culture, health and welfare, or education initiatives.