The University of Kansas has appointed a veteran Sprint Corporation manager, Julie Burkhart, as its new director of community engagement. Located primarily at the KU Edwards Campus in Overland Park, she will develop and coordinate a point of entry among the resources of the university and the needs of industry and the community.

February 12, 2016

A University of Kansas startup company has received a federal contract to continue its work on new drug delivery methods for developing more effective cancer treatments.

January 25, 2016

University of Kansas inventors are invited to submit applications for the Proof of Concept Fund, which supports KU technologies that are near the commercialization stage and could become marketplace solutions in the near future.

January 13, 2016

Two prominent KU researchers — each with a track record of turning ideas into inventions and new companies – have been elected Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).

December 22, 2015

Pipeline University partners have each selected a student entrepreneur from a qualifying competition to pitch to the National Judges and audience at Pipeline's Innovator of the Year on January 21st.

December 4, 2015

The University of Kansas remains committed to building healthy communities by fostering innovation and economic prosperity. The latest step towards this strategic initiative is Startup School@KU.

November 9, 2015

Playing college football and multiple high school sports before crowds of cheering fans prepared Austin Barone for a different kind of audience: more than 600 of the region’s top innovators and entrepreneurs at a major event in Kansas City, MO.

October 21, 2015

Outstanding success in pharmaceutical research and technology commercialization has resulted in special recognition for two University of Kansas faculty members.

October 15, 2015

The University Economic Development Association has awarded the University of Kansas its Award of Excellence in Innovation & Entrepreneurship for KU’s Entrepreneurs@KU program.

October 6, 2015

The challenge: Formulate a cohesive and catchy pitch for a business, inspire enough passion in a group of complete strangers to unite them around the idea, concoct a logical business plan, and get experts to buy in — all within a single weekend.

September 28, 2015


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