John Garner

Akina, Inc. hosting free scientific-networking conference in West Lafayette Purdue Research Park on August 29

Blog Post created by John Garner on Mar 5, 2018


Thanks to the efforts of numerous entrepreneurs, working alongside Purdue Research Foundation, the number of scientific and engineering startup companies in the West Lafayette has exploded over the past decade.  In order to encourage collaborations, networking, and visibility in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and research-oriented fields, Akina, Inc. ( is hosting the BPCR Conference. This is a free, 1-day scientific-networking conference located at the Kurz Purdue Technology Center (KPTC), right in the heart of the Purdue Research Park, and is open to the public. Booth space (10x10’, includes 6’ table and 2 chairs) as well as ‘soap-box’ presentations (30 min. Audio-visual support provided) slots are still available, but will fill up fast so plan to register sooner rather than later. Lunch is provided for registered attendees. Learn more and register online at