The persistent pursuit of the next Giant Leap has led Purdue University and the State of Indiana to establish a hard-tech ecosystem at the smart crossroads of America. Forged by discovery, built by innovation, and fueled by an unrivaled workforce, this 65-mile corridor unlocks boundless potential for research and business.
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AN ECONOMIC PRIORITY AND NATIONAL SECURITY IMPERATIVE.
The world’s most creative, innovative minds are coming together in the heart of America to translate our most pressing challenges into cutting-edge jobs, talent and knowledge. From semiconductors to hypersonics, Purdue University, our industry partners, and the State of Indiana are forging a next generation economy focused on a high speed lab-to-market innovation.
The partnerships at the heart of the Indiana Hard Tech Corridor attract, develop and retain globally competitive talent.
A CONDUIT OF HARD TECH INNOVATION.
Anchored by Purdue University’s flagship West Lafayette campus to the north and 16Tech and Purdue Indianapolis to the south, the Indiana Hard Tech Corridor begins and ends with world-class innovation.
AN INCUBATOR FOR BRILLIANCE.
Discovery Park District at Purdue offers incubation labs, institutes for finding collaborative partners, plus a dedicated center for entrepreneurship are all here to help businesses of all sizes succeed in finding new ways to solve problems and commercialize those solutions. West Lafayette presents a diverse and welcoming community with top-ranked schools and numerous cultural amenities.
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