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Purdue University has been named one of Fast Company’s top 20 Most Innovative Companies of 2023, alongside companies like NASA and McDonald’s.  

The only university to make the list, Purdue is developing practical solutions for today’s toughest challenges — like addressing the increasing demand for semiconductors and a trained chip-production workforce; developing pioneering cancer treatment methods; creating accessible pathways to a world-class education; prioritizing the diversity of its faculty, staff and student body; and more.

Fast Company Distinction

Since 2008, Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies has recognized the organizations that are transforming industries, shaping society and creating meaningful impact — for their own organizations, industries and society at large. 

Together, Boilermakers will continue to change the world, one giant leap at a time. 

Fast Company Distinction

By hosting leaders from government, industry and academia for a semiconductor summit in Washington, D.C., Purdue supported U.S. efforts to reclaim a leading role in the global semiconductor marketplace. Through its educational initiatives and plans to enhance research and development capabilities, Purdue is doing its part to seize our silicon moment. 

Recognizing Purdue’s Innovation 

Top 10 Most Innovative School in the U.S. 5 Years Running U.S. News & World Report, 2023
#4 in the U.S. for Utility Patents U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 2023
#3 Nationally in Startup Creation, Behind Only MIT and Columbia IP Watchdog Institute, 2020

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