PUDDLE HOPS: Purdue’s IoT consortium | A cure for snoring? | Exosense Project

Purdue University opens IoT consortium

WEST LAFAYETTE, IN—The Discovery Park District at Purdue University is partnering with the university’s SMART Consortium to create a foundry dedicated to supporting the fast development of low-cost, high-volume IoT devices and use cases.

Could this be the cure for snoring?

EAGAN, MN—A startup created by a mechanical design engineer may have an answer for snoring: a water bottle that can improve the sleep of snorers by strengthening muscles in the tongue and throat with the use of a specialized nozzle. REMasteredSleep has applied for a Small Business Innovation Research grant through the Small Business Administration to take the idea further.

M25’s Best of the Midwest Startup Cities 

FLYOVER COUNTRY—M25 has released its 2021 Best of the Midwest: Startup Cities Rankings. The annual list examines and ranks 59 cities in the Midwest, based on how they are performing relative to one another in terms of startup activity, access to resources and business climate. You can read our interview with M25’s Victor Gutwein on why they invest in Flyover Country.

U.S. Army recruits two startups for Exosense Project

PITTSBURGH, PA—Two startups have been chosen by the U.S. Army to participate in its Exosense Project, with the goal of finding ways for soldiers to be safer and more efficient in a war zone.