LAWRENCE — With Kansas and the nation cautiously recovering from a recession, and with a heated presidential election just weeks away, Donna Ginther thinks it’s a good time for a candid conversation about factors contributing to the growth of the state economy. She sees the annual Kansas Economic Policy Conference, scheduled for Oct. 18 at the University of Kansas, as an ideal public arena for that kind of conversation.

 

July 22, 2013

LAWRENCE – Starting your own technology-based company and being your own boss is a dream for some people, but where do you begin? Inventors face a maze of legal and financial challenges that can stifle creativity and innovation before a company even gets off the ground.

 

July 22, 2013

KANSAS CITY, Kan. – A University of Kansas start-up company has announced a partnership with the Midwest Cancer Alliance. Cancer Survivorship Training Inc., a KU start-up company that provides e-learning tools for healthcare professionals, will provide online education and training to the Midwest Cancer Alliance, a network of 18 hospitals, physicians groups and cancer support and patient advocacy organizations across Kansas and western Missouri.

 

July 22, 2013

LAWRENCE – The University of Kansas has announced a new fund to support KU research projects that are near the commercialization stage and have the potential to become marketplace solutions in the near future.

July 22, 2013

LAWRENCE —The University of Kansas’ top innovation and entrepreneurship official will now have a leading role in the move toward personalized medicine, perhaps the most high-potential field in all of health care.

July 22, 2013

KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Area life sciences officials are pointing to a spinout company from the University of Kansas Medical Center as a big step forward in establishing the region as a hub of medical innovation.

July 22, 2013

You don't necessarily need teams of hotshot coders and scientists to bring your big idea to life. Consider licensing already-existing technology instead.

July 22, 2013

Universities can be great sources of new technology for your company--if you know how to navigate them. John Chavez is always on the hunt for the next big idea. Literally. The president of the New Mexico Angels and tax secretary to former governor Gary Johnson spends hours each month trolling the research labs of the University of New Mexico, visiting with scientists and their graduate assistants. John knows universities are fertile ground for raw technology with potentially lucrative commercial applications.

 

July 22, 2013

LAWRENCE – The University of Kansas continues to move innovations from the laboratory to the marketplace. As part of this effort, five KU researchers have been awarded $50,000 each through the university’s new Proof of Concept Fund for projects that are near the commercialization stage.

 

July 22, 2013

LAWRENCE — The University of Kansas continues to support the commercialization of university research. As part of this effort, the KU Center for Technology Commercialization is now accepting nominations for the inaugural Jim Baxendale Commercialization Award, which recognizes a KU researcher for excellence in commercialization and translational research.

July 22, 2013

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