What elements support successful university-based commercialization? A look at how the process has evolved at five universities and what the implications are for business innovation.

July 6, 2016

BioNovus Innovations LLC and the University of Kansas Medical Center’s Institute for Advancing Medical Innovation (IAMI) announced a new partnership Tuesday to develop and commercialize new drugs, diagnostics and medical devices.

May 4, 2016

Demonstrating that a laboratory concept will work in practice is one key to moving a research discovery into the marketplace. The University of Kansas supports discovery and innovation in multiple ways, including the granting of Proof of Concept (POC) Fund awards for inventions that are near the commercialization stage.

May 3, 2016

Called KCRise, it's from a consortium of local economic development groups aiming to grow the amount of venture capital flowing into the City of Fountains.

April 14, 2016

Julie Nagel, the interim associate vice chancellor for innovation and entrepreneurship at the University of Kansas, has been named to the position permanently. In that role she serves as president of KU Innovation and Collaboration (KUIC), which manages intellectual property and technology commercialization at all KU campuses. She also provides leadership for the university’s overall economic development mission. The appointment is effective immediately.

April 14, 2016

At the University of Kansas, an innovative program gives faculty, staff and students the tools and knowledge they need to succeed as entrepreneurs. Best of all, they learn the ropes from people with experience, enthusiasm and a spirit of adventure.

April 12, 2016

A new drug to treat the muscle-wasting disease inclusion body myositis (IBM) reverses key symptoms in mice and is safe and well-tolerated in patients, finds a new study led by the Medical Research Council (MRC) Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases at UCL and the University of Kansas Medical Center.

March 28, 2016

The University of Kansas is entering into a new research collaboration that will position faculty and students to work with industry on technologies that enhance national security.

February 16, 2016

The University of Kansas has appointed a veteran Sprint Corporation manager, Julie Burkhart, as its new director of community engagement. Located primarily at the KU Edwards Campus in Overland Park, she will develop and coordinate a point of entry among the resources of the university and the needs of industry and the community.

February 12, 2016

A University of Kansas startup company has received a federal contract to continue its work on new drug delivery methods for developing more effective cancer treatments.

January 25, 2016


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