BioCrossroads and BioCrossroadsLINX

BioCrossroadsLINX was established in 2007 as a strategic initiative to understand and implement the best ways to grow Indiana’s drug development strengths through external partnerships -- building relevant university research and workforce development programs. To accomplish this goal, BioCrossroadsLINX will assess Indiana’s assets and gaps in this sector, establish and staff broad collaborations with other biotechnology centers, develop relevant academic and workforce development programs.

BioCrossroads is Indiana’s initiative to grow the life sciences, a public-private collaboration that supports the region’s research and corporate strengths while encouraging new business development. BioCrossroads provides money and support to life sciences businesses, launches new life sciences businesses, expands collaboration and partnerships among Indiana's life science institutions, expands science education and markets Indiana's life sciences industry.

BioCrossroadsLINX Board of Directors

  • Chairman, Dr. Chip Rutledge, Vice President, Research, Purdue University, retired
  • Dr. Kenneth Cornetta, Chair and Professor of the Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics, Indiana University School of Medicine
  • David Johnson, President and CEO, BioCrossroads
  • Dan Peterson, Vice President of Industry and Government Affairs, Cook Group
  • Susan Brooks, Senior Vice President, Workforce Development and General Counsel, Ivy Tech Community College
  • Dr. Craig Svensson, Dean, College of Pharmacy, Nursing and Health Sciences, Purdue University
A true collaboration of Indiana’s academic and workforce development community working together, BioCrossroadsLINX’s partners offer degrees, fields of study and certificate programs to develop the needed workforce for the biotech and pharmaceutical development sector.