Entrepreneurs are always looking for the next big idea, the next cool technology, the next life-saving cure.

Certainly, these next-generation technologies and concepts can be discovered in a variety of places, including private industry.

But one of the best—and perhaps still underutilized—sources of innovative technology for entrepreneurs is universities. University-based innovations come with built-in advantages that make them a great option for entrepreneurs.

May 5, 2015

As federal funding continues to decrease, many schools are diversifying their research portfolios by partnering with companies. The University of Kansas (KU) has a unique infrastructure in place to manage the development, protection, and commercialization of intellectual property. 

March 25, 2015

Imagine you’re on a rich friend’s private jet heading to Ft. Lauderdale for Spring Break. In the air, you gaze out the window.

February 12, 2015

University of Kansas researchers 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.

February 4, 2015

The University of Kansas is applying for designation as an Innovation & Economic Prosperity University through the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities. This prestigious national designation is awarded only to universities that have demonstrated excellence in innovation and economic development initiatives.

February 3, 2015

The University of Kansas is applying for designation as an Innovation & Economic Prosperity University through the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities.

January 14, 2015

The University of Kansas will soon have a new leader for its research enterprise.

January 13, 2015

University of Kansas researchers who wish to learn how to prepare proposals for the National Science Foundation are invited to attend a seminar Feb. 3 at the Bioscience & Technology Business Center in Lawrence.

January 13, 2015

The medical device industry incorporates research from dozens of academic areas, ranging from engineering and medicine to pharmacy and industrial design.

December 15, 2014

The University of Kansas is partnering with a leading entrepreneur development program to translate more KU technologies into new products and startup companies.

December 11, 2014

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