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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. […]
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 […]
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) […]
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, email@example.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 […]
ADM Joins Forces with LG Chem to Develop Sustainable Technology for Superabsorbent Polymers Used in Diapers
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 […]