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See news from the Bioscience and Technology Business Center (BTBC), updates on our growth, news from our tenant companies and partners, and media coverage.

Press Releases Aug 06, 2020

Merck Animal Health Completes Acquisition of IdentiGEN

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 […]

News Jul 29, 2020

KU Alumni Association Introduces Bridges – A New Program for Short-Term Project Work

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 […]

Press Releases Jul 21, 2020

Clara Biotech Receives Grant to Fund Eleven New Jobs

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 […]

Press Releases Jun 29, 2020

BioKansas Awarded Grant from Burroughs Wellcome Fund to Develop Novel Kansas-Based Training Program

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, […]

News Jun 18, 2020

Clara Biotech Selected to Join 2020 MassChallenge Boston

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 […]