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June 2, 2016

2016 Kansas International Trade Day

Source: Kansas Department of Commerce – Official Website Kansas International Trade Day will be held June 22, 2016 in Topeka, Kansas, at Washburn University’s Bradbury Thompson Alumni Center. An array of topics will be covered at the event. The agenda for International Trade Day and the speakers that will be present are as follows: • […]

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May 30, 2016

Cargill Protein Headquarters to remain in Kansas

Source: Kansas Department of Commerce – Official Website After collaboration with the State of Kansas and the City of Wichita, Cargill has announced that it will retain the location of its protein business headquarters in Kansas. “We embarked on a mission to identify the optimal location where the people responsible for the success of our […]

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May 25, 2016

Abaxis gives another $250,000 to Kansas State University’s Center of Excellence for Vector-Borne Diseases | Kansas State University | News and Communications Services

Source: Abaxis gives another $250,000 to Kansas State University’s Center of Excellence for Vector-Borne Diseases | Kansas State University | News and Communications Services MANHATTAN — For the second time in two years, Abaxis, a leading medical and veterinary technology company, has provided a $250,000 gift to theCenter of Excellence for Vector-Borne Diseases in the […]

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May 10, 2016

Opportunity to work with NBAF, Kansas State University scientists lures New York company to Kansas | Kansas State University | News and Communications Services

Source: Opportunity to work with NBAF, Kansas State University scientists lures New York company to Kansas | Kansas State University | News and Communications Services MANHATTAN — City and university officials have announced that Orion Integrated Biosciences, Larchmont, New York, has opened a new office in Manhattan to work more closely with Kansas State University […]

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September 28, 2011

Innovation Models from Kansas & Maine

Erik Pages at the EntreWorks Consulting recently posted a brief write up about Innovate Kansas. You can read the complete post by clicking on the link below.   Article: Regional Innovation Models from Kansas and Maine.

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June 6, 2011

What Does it Take to Foster Innovation?

The article by Anne-Marie Slaughter discusses what it takes to foster innovation. Some excerpts from the article: Innovation requires creativity; entrepreneurship requires a willingness to break the rules. The jam packed, highly structured days of elite children are carefully calculated to create Ivy League-worthy resumes. They reinforce habits of discipline and conformity, programming remarkably well-rounded […]

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April 20, 2011

$400 Million Donated to Startup America

According to TechCrunch, Google, Microsoft, LinkedIn, AmEx And others offer over $400M in value to Startup America. From the article: Unveiled at the end of January, the Startup America Partnership has just announced a slew of new company commitments, in conjunction with President Obama’s Town Hall meeting at Facebook today. For those uninitiated, Startup America […]

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April 13, 2011

Fujitsu Fiber Optic Network Abroad

Fujitsu is said to build 1Gbps fiber optic broadband network in the UK, but needs BT to play fair first. Looks like the English are getting the rural version of Google’s Kansas City Kansas big pipe solution: engadget.com.

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April 5, 2011

Disovering the Potential of Hyperlocal Data

Indexing the Real World: The Enormous Potential of Hyperlocal Data In the same way consumer technology is out pacing military technology, it looks like consumer interest in geo-enabled applications is looking to join in and maybe pass institutional uses. GIS technologies lived in obscurity as an tool for professionals involved in infrastructure development and maintenance, it stuck […]

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April 3, 2011

Global Business: Insight from the BBC

It happens fairly often, something wakes me in the middle of the night and end up turning on BBC World Service and hearing some brain changing story. I am pretty sure it was something like this that happened back in Chongqing over the shortwave that inspired me to study at IIT. This morning I woke […]

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