Serving as a catalyst for the continued growth of Indiana’s robust life sciences industry
- October 10, 2018 BioCrossroads announces the formation of the $9 million Indiana Seed Fund III; invests in Scioto Biosciences and Animated Dynamics
- October 10, 2018 Esteemed Researcher, Educator and Entrepreneur Dr. Anantha Shekhar Honored as 2018 Watanabe Life Sciences Champion of the Year
- October 4, 2018 Indiana’s major research institutions’ R&D dollars outpace nation in some areas, need improvement in others according to new study
Advancing a Catalytic State
The mission of BioCrossroads is to serve as a catalyst for the continued growth of Indiana’s robust life sciences industry. By doing so, we will create an environment that provides more economic opportunity and a thriving entrepreneurial network as well as better healthcare for our communities and inspiration for young talent. We implement our mission by connecting with corporate, academic and philanthropic partners; facilitating investments in promising start ups and building new enterprises; and educating through conferences, reports and market development knowledge.
The Indiana Health Information Exchange operates the nation’s largest health information exchange, providing a secure, interoperable health IT network to connect 100 hospitals, care facilities, health clinics and other healthcare providers. IHIE supports the Indiana Network for Patient Care/CareWeb and provides the DOCS4DOCS® Service along with other clinical support services.
Formed in 2009 with initial funding from the Lilly Endowment, OrthoWorx (www.orthoworxindiana.com) is a community-based initiative that works strategically and collaboratively with the orthopedic industry, life sciences partners and regional stakeholders to advance the orthopedic industry for generations to come. Through a spirit of innovation and community, OrthoWorx advances its mission though five initiatives: Education & Workforce Development, Community Enhancement, Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Transportation & Logistics and Branding & Awareness.