How Does IURTC Benefit Indiana?
Strong relationships between IU researchers and private industry have helped build Indiana's thriving life sciences and information technology industries. Since 1997, IURTC has worked with students and faculty members to develop:
- More than 1,800 inventions
- 852 total patents
- Over 250 active licenses
- Over 24 SpinUp companies since Dec. 2011
- Over 60 start-up companies since 2008
IU Research Leads to Economic Development across Indiana
IURTC is reaching out to entrepreneurs, small business leaders, and citizens across the state to build new relationships between university researchers and Indiana communities. Our work in Kokomo, Richmond, New Albany, Evansville, and Fort Wayne has helped leaders replace failing industries with thriving new businesses.
IU Research Leads to Life-Saving Advances in Health Care
IU research was responsible for the first effective treatment for testicular cancer, as well as the development of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, Indiana’s first pediatric open-heart surgery, and many other life-saving advances. IU’s commitment to research has dramatically improved the quality of health care across the state.