Project Lead The Way lands $500K for STEM programs

New Jersey-based J.M. Huber Corp. has awarded $500,000 in grants to Project Lead The Way, an education nonprofit headquartered in Indianapolis. The organization says the funding will be used to expand access to STEM curriculum among elementary students.... Read More

Rose-Hulman expands hours for AskRose program

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology this week expanded early-evening hours for its free AskRose Homework Help program. AskRose allows middle and high school students to get help with their math and science homework from Rose-Hulman student tutors.... Read More

IU, Crane extend strategic partnership

Indiana University is extending strategic partnership with Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division. The university says the partnership is designed to create a pathway for technology developed at NSWC Crane to move through the commercialization pipeline.... Read More

USI lands funding for data science, statistics collab

The National Science Foundation has awarded a $2.5 million collaborative research grant to a group of higher education institutions, including the University of Southern Indiana. The funding will support a project to enhance undergraduate teacher preparation with a focus on data science and statistics.... Read More

Smart cushion maker inspired by fellow founders

The founder of a Brown County startup says a recent win at a pitch competition in San Diego was particularly special. Wave Therapeutics, which is developing a smart cushion device to prevent bed sores, won the $10,000 top prize at the Women’s Venture Summit.... Read More

Indiana biotech startup lands $2.8M fast-track grant

The National Institutes of Health has awarded a $2.82 million Fast-Track SBIR grant to West Lafayette-based Rescue Biomedical. The company plans to use the funding to develop its technology to automatically deliver naloxone in response to an opioid overdose.... Read More

Med tech startup expanding in New Albany

A medical technology company in New Albany is growing. RxLightning, which has developed a software platform to streamline the specialty medication enrollment process, says it will expand its headquarters in the city's downtown and create up to 175 jobs.... Read More