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Independence Sciences visits White House

            WASHINGTON, D.C. – Cary Supalo, a Purdue University alumnus and founder and president of Independence Sciences LLC (located in the Purdue Research Park in West Lafayette) was at the White House Monday demonstrating his products to help students affected by blindness and low vision.             Supalo, a blind chemist who recently earned a doctorate …

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Two doctors receive recognition

            INDIANAPOLIS – Megan Bradshaw and Dawn Devine, nurses with St. Francis Hospital & Health Centers in Indianapolis, have been named the first recipients of the hospital’s DAISY Awards.             They are part of The DAISY Foundation, a nationwide program that recognizes extraordinary nurses.             Bradshaw works in the critical care unit at St. Francis …

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Centier names central Indiana VP

            INDIANAPOLIS – Patrick Raftery of Indianapolis has joined Centier Bank as vice president of business banking. He will be responsible for businesses in Indianapolis and central Indiana.             Raftery has 28 years of banking experience. He is a graduate of Indiana University and received his MBA from Butler University. He spent 11 years in …

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Biodiesel event today at Purdue Research Park

MERRILLVILLE – The Purdue Technology Center of Northwest Indiana will host a biodiesel event at the Purdue Research Park in AmeriPlex at the Crossroads, from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Sept. 15.             Hoon Ge, a chemical engineer, will be the guest speaker at the Lake Michigan Consortium-U.S. Biodiesel Event. It is sponsored by CountryMark …

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Bankers Association urges fiscal basics

            INDIANAPOLIS – Teaching children the financial basics is important, but they are not often taught those basics in school, according to the Indiana Bankers Association.             Financial literacy is important for not only future business leaders, but for customers as well. Children as young as 4 realize money is important, but they don’t understand …

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Community uses robots in pharmacy

            MUNSTER – Community Healthcare System has implemented a high-tech solution to safeguard patients against misidentification. Community Healthcare includes Community Hospital in Munster, St. Catherine Hospital in East Chicago and St. Mary Medical Center in Hobart.             The hospital is using robots to dispense medication, said John Gorski, chief operating officer. “Our goal is to …

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Porter Health System to conduct trials

            VALPARAISO – Porter Health System has been selected by The Center for Medicare and Medicaid and Abbott Vascular as a site for CHOICE, a post-market clinical trial that examines the use of carotid stents in high-risk surgical patients.             “To gain approval as one of the study sites in the United States and Europe …

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Purdue Calumet gets $50,000 donation

            HAMMOND – Purdue University Calumet has received a $50,000 donation for its Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation from BP.             The money will be used to acquire equipment and develop a multidisciplinary laboratory where advanced simulation techniques are displayed using 3-D visualization and virtual reality technologies.             “Over the years, Purdue Calumet …

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Company affiliates with Purdue Research Park

            WEST LAFAYETTE – LoadOut Technologies LLC, which develops patent-pending video and data technology, is now affiliated with the Purdue Research Park.             LoadOut was founded by Purdue alumnus Neil Mylet, who is CEO. He said the technology improves safety during processes like operating conveyor belts, loading grain trucks and feeding livestock because it allows …

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Gary City Council approves technology credit

            GARY – The Gary City Council voted unanimously last week supporting a resolution that would allow the city to use Senate Enrolled Act 448 to provide additional property tax exemptions for technology-based businesses to develop in the city.             Mayor Rudy Clay supported the resolution and is working with the Northwest Indiana Forum to …

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