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Last modified: Tuesday, March 29, 2011

IU, Purdue to hold free Southeast Indiana Technology Showcase in New Albany

March 29, 2011

NEW ALBANY, Ind. -- Innovative new technologies patented through leading-edge public university research will be featured at a free business conference on April 1.

During the 2011 Southeast Indiana Technology Showcase, Purdue University and Indiana University will present technologies that were developed through university research and have high commercialization potential through both existing and new start-up businesses. The patented technologies being featured, which are ready to be licensed, include:

  • Self-Aligned Wafer Level Integration System
  • Photovoltaic Charging System for Use in Electric Motorcycles
  • Self Cleaning Anti-Fogging Materials
  • Medtric Biotech, Inc.
  • Method and System for Ensuring Integrity, Authenticity and Indemnity in Outsourced Cloud Databases
  • Integration of ICU Data in Interactive Visual Format for Enhanced Critical Care Evaluation Treatment
  • Solution-Based Layer-by-Layer Nanoassembly of Thin Film Solar Cells
  • An Old Drug Finds a New Use - Treating Autism and Fragile X Syndrome

The event, modeled after similar events held in Evansville and Fort Wayne, marks the first technology showcase jointly hosted by IU and Purdue to be held in Southeast Indiana.

"Purdue and IU are pleased to extend our collaborative efforts to bring the Technology Showcase to Southeast Indiana, one of the state's vital economic regions," said David McKinnis, associate vice provost for engagement at Purdue.

"This event represents another important example of how both universities are working closely together to increase the reach of key technology-based resources and expertise across the state," added David Gard, executive director of the IU Office for Engagement.

During the event, Brenda Swartz, director of the Regional Economic Development Resource Center (REDRC) at IU Southeast, will provide an update on REDRC's fundamental role in matching the needs of regional businesses with available resources to support economic growth.

The showcase will be from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Purdue Technology Center of Southeast Indiana in New Albany. Lunch will be provided. It is open to entrepreneurs, investors and financiers, business and community leaders and technology specialists. Registration is required and can be accessed at

Event sponsors include the Purdue University Office of Engagement and the Indiana University Office for Engagement, Indiana University Research and Technology Corp., and Purdue Research Foundation.

For more information, contact Paul Moses, business development manager of the Purdue Research Foundation, at 812-206-8399 or