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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 higher education institution 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.

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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. 

Recognizing Purdue’s Innovation 

Top 10 Most Innovative School in the U.S. 5 Years Running U.S. News & World Report, 2023
#6 in the World for Utility Patents U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 2021
#3 Nationally in Startup Creation, Behind Only MIT and Columbia IP Watchdog Institute, 2020

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