|[November 16, 2012]
Purdue Research Foundation Receives 7 International Awards
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. --(Business Wire)--
Research Foundation and its Purdue
Office of Technology Commercialization received seven 2012 MarCom
awards in the international competition that honors excellence in
creativity, design, writing and publication of marketing materials.
The awards are administered by the Association of Marketing &
Communication Professionals, an international organization comprised of
experts working in the field of marketing. The Purdue Research
Foundation received four platinum and three gold awards. A platinum
award is the competition's highest honor. The foundation received awards
in categories including annual report writing and design, Web site
design and graphics, videography and technology transfer marketing
B. Hornett, senior vice president, COO and treasurer of the Purdue
Research Foundation, which manages the Purdue Research Park and the
Purdue Office of Technology Commercialization, said the awards are
indicative of the work being done by the foundation.
"The awards represent the hard work being conducted at Purdue Research
Foundation and the accomplishments achieved in the areas of technology
transfer and economic development," Hornett said.
The foundation was recognized in the following categories:
* Platinum award for Website (overall): "Purdue Research Foundation,
Purdue Research Park and Purdue Office of Technology Commercialization."
* Platinum award for annual report/nonprofit (overall): "PRF Annual
Report: Special Edition."
* Platinum award for annual report design (print): "PRF Annual Report:
* Platinum award for annual report (other): "Purdue Office of Technology
* Gold award for annual report (writing): "PRF Annual Report: Special
* Gold award for Website (graphics): "Purdue Research Foundation, Purdue
Research Park and Purdue Office of Technology Commercialization."
* Gold award for videography: "Purdue
Research Park 50th Anniversary Flash Mob."
More than 6,000 entries from around the world were submitted for awards
in the competition to the Texas-based Association of Marketing &
Communication Professionals. About 18 percent of entries received a
platinum award. The mission of the awards is to honor excellence and
recognize the creativity of marketing professionals.
Other 2012 MarCom Platinum Award winners include Carnegie Mellon Today
magazine, IEEE Spectrum (News - Alert), Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of
Law, NASA, Texas A&M University, Ohio State University - College of
Education and Human Ecology, U.S. Department of Labor, and University of
Wisconsin - Oshkosh.
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