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Spirit of excellence

Society of Innovators at Purdue University Northwest includes bold thinkers who have devised unique solutions in its latest class of inductees.

Andrew Cleland

Inspired to overcome

Society of Innovators honorees for 2021 have come up with some impressive ways to improve lives, protect market share, kill germs and allow virtual hands-on learning


Northwest Indiana Innovators

Innovation is invention on steroids and a catalyst for growth The word “innovation” was once hurled as an expletive, not enshrouded with reverence. A transformation began during the Industrial Revolution, when “innovation” began marching in progressive lockstep with “industry” and “science.” Today, think of innovation as an invention on steroids, the act of introducing something …

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Honoring Innovation

Society of Innovators shines the spotlight on the region’s big thinkers. by Jerry Davich Similar to when atoms collide at high speeds, something remarkable happens when ideas collide at innovative speeds. “The spark of genius happens,” says John Davies, managing director of the Society of Innovators of Northwest Indiana. “Everything begins with an idea. Everything. …

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Honoring Innovation

Risk-takers challenge the status quo. Honoring innovation in the region. by Jerry Davich The word innovation is defined simply as implementing a new method, product or idea. But behind those new methods, products or ideas are creative risk-takers, adventurers and entrepreneurs who simply won’t settle for the status quo. Their innovations can be fueled by …

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