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BTBC Main Facility – Lawrence, KS
BTBC Main Facility – Lawrence, KS
BTBC University of Kansas Medical Center - Kansas City, KS
BTBC University of Kansas Medical Center - Kansas City, KS
BTBC Expansion Facility - Lawrence, KS
BTBC Expansion Facility - Lawrence, KS
Coming Soon: BTBC Phase III - Lawrence, KS
Coming Soon: BTBC Phase III - Lawrence, KS
BTBC 20 Year Plan - Lawrence, KS
BTBC 20 Year Plan - Lawrence, KS

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Foster Care Technologies, LLC

Seeking an experienced software developer to join our company. You will work with a small development team to help develop and maintain our web applications and tools, manage the interfacing process with other systems, and manage our cloud hosting operations. FOSTER CARE TECHNOLOGIES, LLC Foster Care Technologies, LLC is a Lawrence, KS-based company that was […]

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Oct 15, 2020 Governor Laura Kelly today applauded the announcement of the Phase III expansion of the Bioscience & Technology Business Center (BTBC) at the University of Kansas, and introduction of the new KU Innovation Park. The Phase III expansion includes a new 70,000-square-foot facility, which will feature fully functional wet labs, offices, and collaborative […]

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Foster Care Technologies, LLC

Seeking an experienced UI/UX Developer to join our team to help improve our existing SaaS products in the child welfare domain. You will work with the business and developer teams to create functional demonstrations of new features and functions for our products and services. FOSTER CARE TECHNOLOGIES, LLC Our mission is to improve the lives of […]

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LAWRENCE — A University of Kansas professor is leading an effort to develop a quick-turnaround COVID-19 test that can be used at home. “Eventually, our test will go into a home — like an early pregnancy test at home,” said Steven Soper, a Foundation Distinguished Professor with appointments in both the School of Engineering and […]

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For the past decade, TRIOLOGY® Restoring Rinse has been used to promote oral health and healing Independent lab testing indicates TRIOLOGY® is capable of inactivating SARS- CoV-2 (COVID-19 virus) NOWsystem, Inc. is looking to begin human testing to confirm the percentage of inactivation of the COVID-19 virus when the mouth rinse is used in the […]

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Kansas-based ViroVax LLC has licensed its adjuvant, Alhydroxiquim-II, to Bharat Biotech International Limited, an Indian biotech company. Bharat Biotech is partnering with the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) to produce India’s first COVID-19 vaccine approved for human trials, COVAXIN®, which uses ViroVax’s adjuvant technology. COVAXIN® is an inactivated vaccine derived from a strain of […]

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Photo courtesy of Engenious Design By: Austin Barnes – September 21, 2020 Juggling Zoom meetings and remote work is difficult enough for single adults — let alone parents trying to manage the ins and outs of their kids’ virtual school routines during COVID-19 shutdowns and restrictions, said Melissa Nickel. Melissa Nickel, Engenious Design “I do not want […]

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WEST FARGO, N.D. (June 9, 2020) Doosan Bobcat North America announced today it has partnered with Ainstein AI, Inc. – a radar technologies company headquartered in Lawrence, Kansas – to develop next-generation radar sensor systems for Bobcat® equipment. Through this partnership, Ainstein and Doosan Bobcat North America will collaborate to create radar-based sensing solutions to […]

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AUGUST 05, 2020 Strategic Transaction Enhances Farm-to-Table Animal Traceability Solutions for Livestock and Aquaculture MADISON, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Merck Animal Health, known as MSD Animal Health outside the United States and Canada, a division of Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, N.J., USA (NYSE:MRK), today announced the completion of its acquisition of IdentiGEN, a leader in DNA-based […]

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KU Alumni Association introduced a new program hosted on the KU Mentoring site called Bridges. The KU Alumni Association is actively working with alumni and career partners to source short-term experiential projects that students can apply for to help launch their careers while solving a business need. The Bridges program benefits businesses because they can […]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: James West, CEO Direct: 913.356.9682 jim@clarabio.tech LAWRENCE, Kan. (July 1, 2020) — Local startup, Clara Biotech Inc., was awarded $50,000 in grant funding from the Kansas Department of Commerce’s Job Creation Fund to support the creation of eleven new highly-skilled Kansas jobs over the next three years. The funding will assist […]

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BioKansas has received a grant from Burroughs Wellcome Fund to develop a bioscience industry immersion program for PhD students. The new program aims to broaden area students’ understanding of career options, expand their professional networks, provide awareness of area job opportunities, and preparation for career advancement. June 26, 2020 11:38 AM Eastern Daylight Time SHAWNEE, […]

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ViroVax LLC

ViroVax LLC is a start-up company located in Lawrence, KS. Funded by an NIAID Contract, ViroVax seeks talented and motivated medicinal chemists to conduct research in aspects of design, syntheses, and characterization of synthetic organic compounds that are expected to activate innate immune receptors. This position is located in a research facility in Lawrence, Kansas. […]

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MassChallenge Boston Announces 2020 Cohort 100 early-stage, high-impact companies gain access to global network of experts and resources. Two dates set for the public to connect with new cohort online. JUNE 2, 2020 (BOSTON, MA) – MassChallenge, a global network of zero-equity startup accelerators, today announced the 100  early-stage startups that will join the 2020 MassChallenge […]

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June 11, 2020 By Anne Christiansen-Bullers Jasmine Salem, lab technician at Sinochips Diagnostics, prepares pipette tips for for a machine called the Roche Cobas E411. It’s part of the testing process that ultimately delivers results about the coronavirus that leads to COVID-19. Sinochips Diagnostics, a private laboratory operating on the campus of the University of […]

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June 01, 2020 SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ: LGND) announces that Chief Executive Officer John Higgins issued a letter to Ligand’s Captisol® customers. The full text of that letter is as follows: To Our Valued Captisol Customers, Ligand is in a period of momentous planning and scale-up. As you may know, Captisol is a key ingredient […]

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Mon, 06/01/2020 LAWRENCE — When the Food and Drug Administration issued an emergency-use authorization for the investigational pharmaceutical remdesivir to treat COVID-19 on May 1, in part it was due to pioneering work performed by pharmaceutical chemists at the University of Kansas School of Pharmacy in 1990. Today, KU graduates still hold important jobs at […]

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May 15, 2020 QINLOCK Significantly Improved Progression-Free Survival and Showed Clinically Meaningful Overall Survival in INVICTUS Phase 3 Study NDA Approved 3 Months Prior to Action Date Under FDA’s Real Time Oncology Review (RTOR) Deciphera to Host Conference Call Today at 5:00 PM Eastern Time   WALTHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 15, 2020– Deciphera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:DCPH) […]

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By Sarah Motter | Posted: Thu 1:40 PM, May 21, 2020 LAWRENCE, Kan. (WIBW) — Avium LLC will receive a two-year, $750,000 Small Business Innovation Research grant from the National Science Foundation. Avium will use the grant to popularize and make it easier to own cars with hydrogen fuel cells, while also making hydrogen production friendlier to the environment. […]

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Lawrenceville, NJ, and Lenexa, KS – May 4, 2020 Kansas-based pharmaceutical technology company develops customized formulations and intellectual property Deal includes platforms that can be dosed in oral, injectable and otic (ear) formulations Acquisition expands Adare’s technology platforms and product development capabilities Adare Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company and leading global provider of advanced […]

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This story is part of a series that explores how Kansas City corporations are supporting entrepreneurship and why corporate engagement is important. For more, explore the new We Create Corporate Engagement report. By Kelly Scanlon March 17, 2020 About a half dozen people pore over computer monitors arranged in two workstation clusters. Others are busy at […]

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By: Startland Staff–   March 27, 2020 COVID-19, Fusion Medical Animation Editor’s note: The following is part of Startland News’ ongoing coverage of the impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19) on Kansas City’s entrepreneur community, as well as how innovation is helping to drive a new normal in the ecosystem. Click here to follow related stories as they develop. As the global […]

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photo by: Sara Shepherd/Journal-World File Photo By: Conner Mitchell A Lawrence biotechnology company is in the process of solidifying clinical trials for a therapy that could drastically reduce the more complicated symptoms of COVID-19. Clara Biotech, based on the University of Kansas’ west campus, says it has developed a way to directly target infected lung tissue […]

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Lawrence, Kansas, March 25th, 2020 — PrairieFood, developer of an innovative approach to converting waste biomass, some of which is hazardous, into safe valuable high carbon products for agriculture and other sectors, announces Vern Hawkins, president of Syngenta Crop Protection, LLC, has joined its Board of Advisors. Hawkins has provided innovation and commercialization leadership to […]

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John Higgins, Ligand Pharmaceuticals CEO, joins ‘Power Lunch’ to discuss how the company’s drug discovery technology is helping with the race to find a cure for the coronavirus. CNBC recently interviewed John Higgins, CEO of Ligand, and asked about the company’s connection to Remdesivir, which is being used in the country’s first clinical trials for […]

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By Lindsey Slater  – Director of Communications You may have never heard of an exosome, but research involving these vesicles has boomed. Exosomes have a variety of clinical applications, like targeted drug delivery or liquid biopsies. A Lawrence company is on the forefront of technology that tackles the challenging process of isolating exosomes for research. […]

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University of Kansas Chancellor Douglas Girod, second from left, Secretary of Commerce David Toland, middle, and Gov. Laura Kelly, right, discuss efforts to bolster and retain the state’s workforce during a roundtable discussion on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, in Lawrence. Photo by: Conner Mitchell   University of Kansas Chancellor Douglas Girod and Gov. Laura Kelly […]

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Companies right here in Lawrence create innovative technology for the health-care industry to save lives all across the globe. | 2019 Q4 | story by Tara Trenary | photos by Steven Hertzog Technology plays a crucial role in many industries, but health care is one of the most important. Technological advances in medicine in areas […]

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 January 10, 2020 Shares of ArTara to commence trading on Nasdaq under new ticker symbol “TARA” effective January 10, 2020 Company completes previously announced equity financing of $42.5 million concurrently with the closing of the merger Combined company will focus on developing treatments for Lymphatic Malformations and intestinal failure associated liver disease NEW YORK, Jan. 09, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) […]

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by Lisa M. Keefe, editor in chief The profit is in the adjectives, or so the saying goes, and in fact 80% of consumers are interested in some sort of “better-for” claims, whether that’s better for the consumers, the animals, the farmers or the planet. This, according to the 2019 Power of Meat report, conducted […]