UEGroup partners with Purdue on new technology experience center in Discovery Park District

Purdue Research Foundation May 5, 20201 announced the establishment of the Experience Innovation Center (XCenter) focused on exploring innovative approaches to how people interact and work with technology. Located in Purdue University’s Discovery Park District, the center is a collaboration between UEGroup and the Purdue Polytechnic Institute, one of the 10 academic colleges at Purdue.

Partnership Will Deploy Neutral Host Technology Infrastructure Platform for Residents, Companies, and Innovators

Purdue Research Foundation announced today that it will partner with Tilson, a national network deployment services firm, to build a connected community across the Discovery Park District. Tilson will create a neutral host technology infrastructure platform to bring advanced connectivity solutions and services to residents, retailers, companies, and innovators working alongside Purdue University faculty and students.

Innovation Partners Institute, MavenSphere Launch New Technology Tool in Fight Against COVID-19

Amid rapidly rising cases of COVID-19 in Indiana, the Innovation Partners Institute (IPI) at Purdue University and MavenSphere today launched a personal engagement app designed to give organizations a simple tool to help people monitor their COVID symptoms, track test results, and connect to important support tools and resources. The fully-HIPAA compliant app, KeepOthersSafe, is currently being used by employees at the Purdue Research Foundation.

Kankakee Valley Hopes New Wireless Broadband Network Takes Flight

Today, the Purdue Research Foundation’s Innovation Partners Institute (IPI) has resurrected the spirit that gave wings to MPATI in an effort to reach students in the Kankakee Valley School Corporation with a pilot program of a different sort. Instead of using Stratovision and airplanes, IPI has partnered with Wabash College, SBA Communications, Watch Communications, and the State of Indiana to connect 500 households to a wireless broadband network in support of remote learning.

Purdue Using Emerging Technology to Bridge Digital Divide

Students in 500 households in a mostly rural area of northern Jasper County are in line to get access to high-speed internet in January, using the emerging technology of Citizens Broadband Radio Service. Purdue Research Foundation’s newly-formed Innovation Partners Institute is heading up the initiative to provide wireless broadband access to underserved areas of Indiana. The IPI initiative will help bring internet connectivity to K-12 students in the Kankakee School Corp. to support remote learning.