Business Development

Business Development

You provide the ideas. We help you deliver.

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

Here's where you can get help. The Purdue Research Foundation works to pair your ideas with the professionals and financial resources needed to commercialize them. Working with faculty, staff and students on everything from intellectual property protection to market analysis, feasibility, funding, company formation, and real estate we help you commercialize your innovations while advancing Indiana's economy.

Business Support Services

  • Incubation Services: We support technology-based firms with services and amenities at business incubators around the state at Purdue Research Park network locations in West Lafayette, Indianapolis, Merrillville and New Albany. The Purdue Research Park of West Lafayette is the largest university-affiliated business incubation complex in the country.
  • Funding: This initiative offers financial support for new ventures developing Purdue-owned technology and Purdue Research Park-based companies. By providing funding for very early-stage companies, we help speed the process from discovery to delivery.
  • Office of Technology Commercialization: A division of Purdue Research Foundation, OTC helps to protect, market and license Purdue's commercially viable technologies.
  • Purdue Innovates: Purdue Innovates is a streamlined system providing innovators support and resources for technology commercialization, intellectual property protection and licensing, enterprise creation, and venture capital.
  • Purdue Entrepreneurship and Commercialization: Find support and guidance for your next "Big Idea" including resources for starting a company, funding, IP protection, entrepreneurial programs, available technologies, collaborating with Purdue and more.

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