About OCGP

About OCGP

The Office of Corporate and Global Partnerships is focused on strengthening relationships to advance innovation, research, education and commercialization efforts by linking companies, agencies, non-governmental organizations, alumni and domestic and international universities to Purdue.

We work collaboratively with literally thousands of schools, companies, foundations, and universities worldwide. These working relationships range from transactional associations to strategic partnerships. The effectiveness in delivering on our mission of discovery, learning, and engagement correlates directly with the vitality of these partnerships.

Key initiatives:

International Programs

International Programs at Purdue University is dedicated to the development of educational opportunities, research, and other services throughout the year to foster intercultural learning and meaningful interactions between peoples of unlike cultures.

International Programs Website

Manufacturing Extension Partnership

The Purdue Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) provides high value, affordable solutions to help businesses increase profitability. As advocates for Indiana's thousands of manufacturers, our staff leverages resources in both the public and private sectors to help identify areas of improvement, streamline processes, and ultimately increase competitiveness.

Manufacturing Extension Partnership

Technical Assistance Program

The Purdue University Technical Assistance Program (TAP) provides high-value solutions to increase profitability for manufacturing, healthcare, and service industries, and to improve the productivity of the state and local government. Operating from eight statewide offices, the program utilizes Purdue University faculty, students, and staff.

Technical Assistance Website

Purdue Healthcare Advisors

Purdue Healthcare Advisors (PHA) guides professionals in physician practices, clinics, hospitals and health systems to improve patient care, meet government regulations, and increase operational margins.  

Purdue Healthcare Advisors Website


E. Daniel Hirleman Jr.
E. Daniel Hirleman Jr.
Chief Corporate and Global Partnerships Officer, Professor of Mechanical Engineering
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