Partnerships and collaborations
In Discovery Park District at Purdue, we leave nothing untried, nothing untested, and nothing undone in the persistent pursuit of innovation and impact for residents and partner companies.
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Partnerships and collaboration fuel the small steps that lead to giant leaps in Discovery Park District at Purdue. Purdue Research Foundation's Economic Development Office and Alliance Management team ensure that partner companies are positioned to maximize ROI on their presence in this dynamic ecosystem.
Bayer at Convergence enables a collaborative, entrepreneurial, and solution-based framework where the brightest minds at Purdue University join forces with knowledgeable and passionate minds in agriculture. Working together toward a shared vision – Health for all. Hunger for none.
The Purdue and Rolls-Royce relationship has thrived for more than 70 years, highlighted by millions of dollars invested in aerospace testing technology, sponsorship of graduate student research fellowships and more than 600 Purdue graduates among the company’s current workforce in Indianapolis. Purdue is designated among the top class of partners as a Rolls-Royce University Technology Center, recognizing their collaborations on research, including advanced engine technology, materials and testing capability.
Saab's multimillion-dollar facility, located in the Discovery Park District adjacent to the Purdue campus, supports production of the U.S. Air Force's next-generation T-7A jet trainer. The facility, announced in May 2018, opened in early 2021.
SCHWEITZER ENGINEERING LABORATORIES
SEL specializes in creating digital products and systems that protect, control, and automate power systems around the world. This technology prevents blackouts and improves power system reliability and safety at a reduced cost.
The July 20, 2022 announcement by SkyWater Technology that it plans to open a $1.8 billion state-of-the-art semiconductor manufacturing facility in Discovery Park District at Purdue University marks a huge step forward for the American semiconductor industry, Purdue’s thriving innovation district and the university’s continued emergence as one of the principal drivers of the Indiana economy. The new 600,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility will include 100,000 square feet of cleanroom space.
Wabash is a leader in solving problems for its customers by delivering breakthrough ideas and solutions that help businesses move everything from first to final mile. The company specializes in the design and production of engineered solutions that are “Changing How the World Reaches You,” such as dry freight and refrigerated trailers, platform trailers, tank trailers, dry and refrigerated truck bodies, structural composite panels and products, trailer aerodynamic solutions, and specialty food grade and pharmaceutical equipment.