Press Releases Oct 08, 2019

IdentiGEN TraceBack provides ‘tamper proof’ trust for food brands

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 […]

News Jan 30, 2014

New KU business accelerator will help students turn ideas into startups

Kansas University students with startup ideas will soon get help launching them from a new university-run business accelerator.

The KU Catalyst, a joint project between the School of Business and the Bioscience and Technology Business Center, or BTBC, will connect students with the workspace, mentoring and capital needed to create new companies.

News Jan 08, 2014

Proteon Therapeutics Announces Orphan Drug Designation in the European Union for PRT-201

WALTHAM, MA. — Proteon Therapeutics, Inc., a privately held biopharmaceutical company developing novel, first-in-class pharmaceuticals to address the critical medical needs of patients with kidney and vascular diseases, today announced that its lead product, PRT-201, has received orphan drug designation in the European Union (EU) for the prevention of arteriovenous access dysfunction in hemodialysis patients. […]

News Dec 21, 2013

Kansas Universities’ Research Having Increasing Economic Impact

By Megan Hart Kansas’ universities unveiled research initiatives that could change how vehicles gas up and diabetes is treated, hopefully while growing the economy at the same time. Joe Monaco, associate director of strategic communications for The University of Kansas, said the role of research universities is evolving, with more emphasis on economic development in […]

News Nov 21, 2013

Bioscience & Technology Business Center Adds New President

Brianne Pfannenstiel, Reporter-Kansas City Business Journal The Bioscience & Technology Business Center at the University of Kansas announced it has hired a new president and COO. G.R. Underwood, an entrepreneur and former vice president of the Lawrence Regional Technology Center, will be based in Lawrence. He will manage daily operations and long-term strategies for the […]

News Nov 08, 2013

Stason Pharmaceuticals relocates brand divison from California to KCK

Brianne Pfannenstiel, Reporter-Kansas City Business Journal Stason Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced Friday that it’s moving its brand division from Irvine, Calif. to Kansas City, Kan. The holding company will be called KC Specialty Therapeutics LLC. That division of the company focuses on developing drugs for human “orphan” diseases, which are those that affect a relatively small […]

News Nov 01, 2013

Sunlite graduates from the Bioscience & Technology Business Center

Sunlite Science & Technology graduates from the Bioscience & Technology Business Center and purchases 4811 Quail Crest Place LAWRENCE, KS, USA – Sunlite Science & Technology has officially moved out of the Bioscience & Technology Business Center, where its offices were housed for 3 years, and out of 345 N Iowa Street, where it rented […]

News Oct 30, 2013

Propylon ‘Megabyte Sponsor’ of NALIT 2013 PDS

NALIT 2013 Professional Development Seminar Propylon was proud to be a ‘Megabyte Sponsor’ at this years Professional Development Seminar for the National Association of Legislative Information Technology (NALIT). This years fall meeting was in Raleigh, North Carolina from Oct. 15-18, 2013. The NALIT Professional Development Seminar brings together state legislative information technology professionals who are […]

News Oct 16, 2013

Likarda dog diabetes treatment set to become reality

By Joseph Harvey Canine diabetes is an increasingly pressing issue in the US. With this in mind, Animal Pharm met a Kansas City-based start-up developing a regenerative medicine to treat diabetes in dogs. Senior reporter Joseph Harvey spoke to Likarda about the viability of islet transplantation as a cure for dog diabetes. The screening of […]