Eli Lilly expands in Indiana
INDIANAPOLIS, IN–Eli Lilly announced that it will build a pair of pharmaceutical manufacturing plants in Boone County, Indiana, with the goal to become a research and development park similar to North Carolina’s Research Triangle Park. The plants will occupy a 7,000-acre tract that the Indiana Economic Development Corp. bought earlier this year.
Detroit couple donate $5 million for joint research work
DETROIT, MI–Detroit philanthropists Ron and Heather Boji have made a foundational donation of $5 million to a Henry Ford Health and Michigan State University partnership. The philanthropic support is intended to help fund the new Health Sciences Center for joint research work.
University of Pittsburgh to compete for $10B in contracts
PITTSBURGH, PA–The University of Pittsburgh is one of just two universities that will compete for as much as $10 billion in contracts from the DoD to develop health care innovations benefiting both wounded warriors and civilians over the next five years.
New Vision of Health Campus in Louisville
LOUISVILLE, KY–The University of Louisville is creating a new campus to be known as the UofL Christina Lee Brown Envirome Institute – New Vision of Health Campus, where study will focus on health as a shared community resource, incorporating environmental and cultural factors. The campus was made possible by a gift from Christina Lee Brown valued at $47 million.