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Foundry Investment Fund invests in 3 life sciences startups

January 29, 2015 — WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Officials with the Foundry Investment Fund announced Thursday (Jan. 29) that they closed three investments in the first year of the Fund's existence in life sciences startups based on Purdue intellectual property, innovations or expertise. Each investment happened to be for $200,000 and was made as a sidecar match to larger institutional investments in the companies. Read More

Companies based on Purdue expertise address President Obama's goal of personalized health care

January 26, 2015 — WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - During his State of the Union address, President Barack Obama set a goal for the United States "to lead a new era of medicine, one that delivers the right treatment at the right time."Obama said the newly launched Precision Medicine Initiative would "bring us closer to curing diseases like cancer and diabetes" and "give all of us access to the personalized information we need to keep ourselves and our families healthier." Read More