TAP Quick Facts

TAP Quick Facts 


The mission of the Purdue Technical Assistance Program (TAP) is to advance economic prosperity, health, and quality of life in Indiana and beyond. TAP supports performance improvement in Indiana companies and organizations through various programs and services that utilize faculty, students, and staff in eight statewide offices. Employers served include companies, hospitals, health departments, and governmental units throughout the state. Impacts are considerable, and since 1986 TAP programs and services have assisted more than 17,000 organizations, trained over 50,000 employees, created or retained over $1 billion in sales, increased capital investments by $345 million, contributed to cost savings of $163 million, and created or retained over 15,000 jobs in the state, according to the organizations that were assisted.


QUICK FACTS FISCAL YEAR 2015-16


Funding and activity:

  • $14,265,472 in funding from 180 sources
  • Served 1,449 employers in all 92 counties
  • 3,152 employees trained
  • 173 faculty, staff, student participants

Reported Impacts:

  • Jobs added/saved 594
  • Increased/retained sales $109.9 M
  • Cost savings $23.4 M
  • Capital investments $19.2 M
  • Providers assisted with electronic health records since 2010 is over 5,600

E. Daniel Hirleman ▪ Chief Corporate and Global Partnerships Officer
(765) 494-9188 ▪ Fax: (765) 496-6990 ▪ tap@purdue.edu ▪ tap.purdue.edu

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