Research & Community

Putting our findings to good use

We believe in the power of discovery to change our environment and our way of life. Turning breakthroughs into cures, new technologies into businesses, and research results into community action is at the core of IUPUI research culture.

IUPUI collaborates with nearly 200 companies and organizations to develop hundreds of student internships and research projects that serve our community.

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Bringing results to our communities

Helping our communities through research is one way IUPUI grows student leaders and socially conscious citizens. We learn how to bring our discoveries and cures to the market—and to form business ventures that improve our quality of life.

Learning in the center of innovation

The IU Innovation Center Indianapolis—located near the renowned IU School of Medicine—builds start-up companies through collaborations with the IU Research and Technology Corporation (IURTC) and the IUPUI community.

Through research, IUPUI is improving health care, creating new companies and jobs, and providing valuable community resources.

Two researchers doing soil and water testing

Saving a precious resource

Students work to reduce contaminants in drinking water

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The three creators of the Cause.It app pose with an iPad

Student start-up gets $500,000

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Preparing tomorrow’s researchers

Through programs like the Innovation-to-Enterprise Initiative, IUPUI students partner with faculty mentors to develop business skills and learn about research commercialization.

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