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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
BTBC 20 Year Plan: Innovation District - Lawrence, KS
BTBC 20 Year Plan: Innovation District - Lawrence, KS
Coming Soon: BTBC Phase III - Lawrence, KS
Coming Soon: BTBC Phase III - Lawrence, KS

Position Available

Clara Biotech

To Apply Send a Resume & Cover Letter to jim@clarabio.tech, attn: Jim West Position Description Clara Biotech is a cutting-edge, growth-stage biotech company working in the emerging field of exosome isolation. We are hiring a part-time assistant to provide critical administrative support to our small but rapidly growing team of scientists and entrepreneurs. As an […]

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Endpoints News

Salary: $41,000.00 to $75,000.00 /year Click here to apply! Endpoints News is looking for an entrepreneurial, customer-service focused talent to join our winning sales team. As the Marketing Advisor, you will identify new business leads, assist in the creation of strategic marketing proposals, and help our clients achieve their branding and lead-generation goals. This is […]

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Wed, 11/20/2019 LAWRENCE – On the cusp of a major expansion, the Bioscience & Technology Business Center at the University of Kansas has earned two federal grants to help fuel business acceleration, innovation and economic growth in northeast Kansas. For the fourth time in five years, the BTBC at KU has been awarded $50,000 by the U.S. […]

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These Are America’s New Top Tech Hubs By Vincent Del Giudice and Wei Lu November 18, 2019, 4:00 AM CST The synapses are sizzling in the Lawrence, Kansas, metropolitan area. The home of the University of Kansas climbed into the top 20 communities in the Bloomberg Brain Concentration Index — advancing by 33 spots over the past three […]

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Fri, 11/15/2019 LAWRENCE — A University of Kansas School of Engineering professor will be appointed by the president of the United States to serve on a national science and technology advisory board. Shannon Blunt, professor of electrical engineering and computer science, will be named to the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) […]

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December 25, 2019

Recently Announced Event

December 24, 2019

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Blume will work to expand, manage and strengthen organization’s business services For Immediate Release November 13, 2019 Contact: G.R. Underwood, President, 785-832-2110, grunderwood@btbcku.com   LAWRENCE – Erik Blume has joined the Bioscience & Technology Business Center team as Director of Business Management Services. Blume is responsible for expanding, managing, strengthening and provide coordination and delivery […]

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Endpoints News

$15 per hour, hiring on West Campus Want to work for a feisty, online business news site dedicated to the biopharma industry? Endpoints News is expanding and we’re looking for ambitious and enthusiastic talent to join our operations team. Our company publishes 8-12 news articles throughout the day, packaged in our daily email reports. The […]

Position Available

Endpoints News

$15 per hour, hiring on West Campus Want to write for a feisty, online business news site dedicated to the biopharma industry? Endpoints News is expanding and we’re looking for an ambitious and enthusiastic editorial intern. As a team, we publish 8-12 articles throughout the day, packaged in our daily news reports. The publication is […]

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CHICAGO, Sept. 25, 2019—Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) and LG Chem today announced a joint development agreement to create biobased acrylic acid, a foundational element required in the manufacture of superabsorbent polymers (SAP) used in a range of hygiene products, including diapers. “The acrylic acid project is another effort from ADM to create new […]

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IdentiGEN TraceBack provides ‘tamper proof’ trust for food brands The efficacy of DNA traceability to deliver trust and confidence to the Pork Industry has been confirmed in a recent analysis commissioned by global food traceability company IdentiGEN. IdentiGEN, together with a leading Retailer, has highlighted the efficacy of DNA based traceability and in particular the […]

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By Lindsey Slater Communications Director Lawrence Chamber of Commerce September 24, 2019 Lawrence is located in the middle of the Kansas City Animal Health Corridor, the largest concentration of animal health companies in the world. IdentiGEN, whose U.S. operations are based in the Bioscience and Technology Business Center at the University of Kansas, uses DNA […]

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Bankers and Businessmen, Farmers and Financiers. You’ll find them all in Ingram’s 50 Kansans You Should Know To find these 50 Kansans, we cast an 82,227-square-mile blanket across the Sunflower State. Time for a little global geography test. Here are a few countries from around the world: Syria. Cambodia. Greece. North Korea. Ireland. Cuba. Switzerland. […]

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SEPTEMBER 13, 2019 Our effort to restore the Department of Commerce involves building capacity and reestablishing successful programs and tools that helped the state facilitate growth and spark investment in key industries for our future. This means getting back to the cutting edge of areas where we were previously invested and leading. During the 1980’s, […]

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LinkedIn Top Startups 2019: The 50 hottest U.S. companies to work for now Jessi Hempel, Senior Editor at Large at LinkedIn Published on September 4, 2019 The 2019 LinkedIn Top Startups list reveals the 50 hottest companies where Americans want to work now. Successful founders channel tenacity and ambition into the pursuit of a vision […]

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By: Elyssa Bezner, Reporter–   August 13, 2019 A Kansas startup says its cancer detection process — requiring only a single blood sample — could dramatically simplify a often-harrowing health care experience, as well as lead to personalized treatments for illnesses ranging from cancer to neurological diseases like Parkinson’s or multiple sclerosis. Founders: Dr. Mei He, James West Founding […]

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Security Benefit

Security Benefit (SB), a leader in the retirement saving and income solutions market, is seeking an Intern to work in the Six Sigma Department on the Robotics Project Automation (RPA) Team in Topeka, Kansas.  SB fosters strong partnerships to provide insightful and customized retirement solutions for employers and individual investors nationwide.  Through a broad advisor […]

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DNA brings robust traceability to pork products The efficacy of DNA traceability to deliver trust and confidence to the Pork Industry has been confirmed in a recent analysis commissioned by global food traceability company IdentiGEN. IdentiGEN, together with a leading Retailer, has highlighted the efficacy of DNA based traceability and in particular the benefits it […]

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 Updated on May 28, 2019 When Nate Crosser and Samantha Wagner signed up for the LEAD programas 18-year-olds, they were on a fast track to law school. Now, six years later, they are law school graduates and the first two students to complete the program. “I’ve enjoyed being part of the LEAD program,” Wagner said. “It’s […]

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Erik Kobayashi-Solomon Contributor Over the last few months, I have been talking and writing about the paradigm shift in the investing world brought about by climate change. “Paradigm shift” is not only a buzzword; rather, it represents a fundamental change to the principles on which a system is organized. A paradigm shift leaves those stuck […]

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April 2, 2019 Michele Wilson PhD Science Writer Exosome are tiny vesicles that are derived from multivesicular endosomes. They are released from cells and have been shown to persist in the circulation for hours. As exosomes contain a variety of components (including proteins, lipids, mRNA and DNA) and are taken up by target cells, they […]

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March 14, 2019 DNA TraceBack® to support Open Prairie® Natural* Angus Beef March 14, 2019 — Dakota Dunes, S.D. – TYSON FRESH MEATS, the beef and pork subsidiary of Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE: TSN), is collaborating with IDENTIGEN to use DNA technology to trace beef back to the individual animal of origin. IdentiGEN’s signature DNA TraceBack® system will be a […]

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By Gene MarksPublished January 07, 2019OpinionFOXBusiness The name of the giant technology show in Las Vegas this week is CES (the CONSUMER Electronics Show), so by definition the technologies being demonstrated by the thousands of vendors and tested by the 180,000 people expected to attend will be consumer focused. But that doesn’t mean that some of these technologies won’t impact […]

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By: Elyssa Bezner, Reporter   November 15, 2018 From Kansas, Ainstein’s radar technology can have a profound impact on industries across the globe, said Zongbo Wang. “We wanted to design radar that can be very affordable and play different roles in the industry,” said Wang, CEO of the radar tech firm. “Over the past three years, we’ve […]

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By: Elyssa Bezner, Intern   June 12, 2018 When the founder of JetPack Aviation blasts to the sky later this month in Red Bull’s Air Race World Championship, it will be a testament to the innovation and quality at Ainstein, a Kansas radar tech firm, said Bryan C. Boots. “Although our products are widely deployed today in unmanned aviation […]

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Competing for a spot in a Nashville-based health tech accelerator, PatientsVoices landed its first round of seed capital — with a booster shot from the State of Missouri. A $150,000 innovation grant from Jumpstart Foundry investment group represents a leap forward for PatientsVoices, headquartered in iWerx’s North Kansas City entrepreneurial development center, said founder and CEO […]

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LAWRENCE — Every day, more and more people interact with the Internet of Things (IoT) in daily life. The IoT includes the devices and appliances in our homes — such as smart TVs, virtual assistants like Amazon’s Alexa or learning thermostats like Nest — that connect to the internet. The IoT also includes wearables such […]