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Augmented reality platform advances STEM interest, learning for K-12 students, Sneak Peek Kit on sale for holidays

November 20 2018

Purdue-affiliated Explore Interactive, a startup gamifying science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) concepts through an augmented reality mobile platform, is announcing a new development partner, HitPoint Studios, to help move technologies to the public.

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Purdue student startup developing ‘wearable technology’ wins Southwest Indiana Pitch Competition

November 20 2018

Purdue student startup Predictive Wear LLC earned $4,000 for capturing first place in the Southwest Indiana Pitch Competition held in Jasper, Indiana. The new company is developing wearable technology that alerts patients and their doctors about possible medical complications.

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Work-life balance: Startup aims to help supervisors, employees foster engagement and healthy work-life cultures, and improve com

November 15 2018

The boss wants the project completed before the holiday break, your spouse needs to work late and pick up gifts, someone needs to get the children from the after-school programs and feed them a healthy dinner.

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Helping hand: Purdue students to develop communication platforms to help homeless access life’s necessities

November 14 2018

Purdue University students are on a mission to help homeless people find the resources they need to survive, such as a safe place to sleep, somewhere to get food and ways to access health care.

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Startups from Purdue, Notre Dame to compete in business plan competition, receive $30,000 in awards

November 13 2018

Startups from Purdue University and the University of Notre Dame can get a boost through a pitch competition sponsored by venture capital firm BlueSky Capital where a total of $30,000 in awards will be given, including $15,000 for the top prize.

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Purdue alliance with British university further cements state as leader in military arts, science, tech

November 06 2018

Purdue University is partnering with United Kingdom-based Cranfield University to jointly offer a suite of graduate-level education programs that will support the U.S. Department of Defense and its allies.

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Put back pain behind you: Purdue student creates built-in backpack massager to reduce pain from heavy loads

November 06 2018

A Purdue University student has a solution for those who say that backpacks cause back pain: a massaging backpack.

“I designed the backpack massager in a way where it would hit your back in six different pressure points to stimulate blood flow and release stress in those areas,” said Pranay Parekh, a Purdue junior in the School of Industrial Engineering. “When the massagers stimulate the blood flow, it takes the weight of the bag off your shoulders and back.”

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Agricultural intelligence: Sensor gives farmers more accurate read on plant health, provides valuable crop data

November 01 2018

A Purdue University professor has built an innovative handheld sensor that gives plant scientists and farmers a more precise way of measuring the health of crops while gathering up-to-the-minute data that state and federal officials and others will find valuable

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Emergency solution: Purdue technology opens the door for improved rescue kits for people with diabetes, hypoglycemia

November 01 2018

Being with someone who has diabetes and needs immediate care to avoid a coma can be a frightening situation. Even worse, current products and injection kits to help in those emergencies can be complicated to use.

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Giving a voice: Purdue technology assisting nonverbal children with autism wins Autism Hero and GAIN 18 Awards

October 25 2018

Two Purdue-licensed technologies assisting speech and language development in children with nonverbal autism have won awards from the German Academic International Network (GAIN) and the Anna Kennedy Online Charity.

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