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Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Technology Tuesday at the Bioscience & Technology Business Center


On March 24th, the Bioscience & Technology Business Center (BTBC) at the University of Kansas is hosting a new networking event for researchers, investors, companies and economic development professionals, organized by KU Innovation & Collaboration (KUIC) and BTBC. KUIC licensing staff will present partnering opportunities in the areas of:

  • Aerospace
  • Transportation
  • Vaccines
  • Biomass conversion
  • New pharmaceuticals

Meet the inventors, mingle with entrepreneurs, investors and business executives. Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres will be provided. The event will take place Tuesday, March 24, 2015 from 4:00 to 6:00 pm.

The Bioscience & Technology Business Center is located at 2029 Becker Drive, Lawrence, KS 66047.

Register for the event at this link.

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Science: Becoming the Messenger - Workshop at K-State

Science: Becoming the Messenger

Presented by the National Science Foundation
April 13-14, 2015
K-State Alumni Center, main ballroom

Science: Becoming the Messenger workshops combine relevant instruction with practical training in the discipline and skills of effective science communication. This free workshop is commissioned by the National Science Foundation and presented by Ninja Communications. Preregistration is required.

This workshop is highly useful for faculty, researchers and staff. Coaching techniques will help you communicate science to a nontechnical public.

200 spots are available for Monday, April 13. Day two, April 14, is by invitation only.

Visit http://www.k-state.edu/globalfood/events/nsfworkshop.html for more information including how to register.