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

University of Kansas inventors are invited to submit applications for the Proof of Concept Fund, which supports KU technologies that are near the commercialization stage and could become marketplace solutions in the near future.

January 13, 2016

Two prominent KU researchers — each with a track record of turning ideas into inventions and new companies – have been elected Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).

December 22, 2015

Pipeline University partners have each selected a student entrepreneur from a qualifying competition to pitch to the National Judges and audience at Pipeline's Innovator of the Year on January 21st.

December 4, 2015


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