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April 2017

Wichita State, BCG forge partnership to advance digital manufacturing; WSU-backed innovation gets press attention; Freshmen seek to educated with futuristic technology; WSU Senior purses goals with out-of-the-box thinking, takes new opportunity; Shocker New Venture Competition trade show is April 21; Event recap: SBIR Preparation Workshop; Upcoming Events


 

February 2017

Navy, USDA reps will attend SBIR workshop on March 10; Kansas startups win $60K from WSU Jumpstart competition; Vote for WSU students to win Student Entrepreneur Award; WSU Ventures new IP, grant expertise staff; GoCreate makerspace plans for grand opening; DoD Velocitor Program provides SBIR/STTR participants with training; Create the Future contest offers $20,000 prize; Upcoming Events


 

December 2016

Coming Soon: JumpStart competition will provide funding for startups; Graduate student develops tool to identify signs of mental illness; WSU Ventures honors innovation university contributors;     Innovation Fund provides $1,000 grants for student/faculty/staff ventures; Kansas Engineering Excellence Project concludes, exceeds goals; Five student teams win inaugural Koch Innovation         Challenge; Workforce Alliance receives $5,995,327 America's Promise Grant; BMEidea competition offers university biomedical entrepreneurs the chance to win up to $10,000; Upcoming Events


 

November 2016

WSU Receives Renewed Department of Commerce 'Manufacturing Community' Designation; Ennovar Develops Business that Provides Ideas for Date Night; Students and Faculty Work Together to Create Smart Skin Biomedical Sensor; Cancer Research Gets Boost with Grant; Art Student's Passion Develops Resource for Local Artists; Upcoming Events


 

September 2016

Student Entrepreneurs Win $17,000 for Uber-Like Lawn Care Service; Students Tackle Spread of Zika Virus, Win 3rd at University Challenge; WSU Professors' Research Helping Kansas Ranchers with Invasive Weed Species; VentureWell Looking for Student STEM Volunteers; Mannequins Provide Nursing Students Real-World Experience; Innovation Campus Updates; Upcoming Events


 

August 2016

The Innovation Campus: Building Better Ideas; Grant will help student video game company encourage voting; WSU engineers develop improved tracking tool for animal clinic; WSU group works to save the destruction of the iconic palm tree; VentureWell looking for student STEM volunteers; Upcoming Events


 

July 2016

New WSU Virtual Reality Cave uses cutting-edge technology; Big Changes for Small Contractors; SBIR Road Tour comes to Wichita; Defense Innovation Technology Acceleration Challenges; WSU receives $125,000 funding from SBA.


 

June 2016

Medical professionals use WSU expertise for surgical tool development; WSU Ventures to host High School Students for SBIR Road Tour; 123-room hotel will be first tenant in WSU's new Braeburn Square; Law Enforcement Training Center at WSU will benefit students, community; Graduate student creates computer program for nonprogrammers.


 

May 2016

Mobile Healthlink prototype moving forward with $50,000 I-corps grant; MSC software agreement enhances NCAMP capabilities; WSU identified as best-in-class for supporting advanced manufacturing; Quickdraw takes top spot in student entrepreneurship competition; Ennovar engages multiple new technology-based industry partners; Free special SBIR Webinar series from Foresight Science & Technology.


 

April 2016

WSU Ventures accelerator program results in the addition of 15 jobs; WSU ventures facilitates unique partnership for NIAR, Denver-based startup; Digital caliper levels playing field for blind pre-med student; Three WSU professors recognized for innovative research; Airline Quality Rating - 2015 airline performance up slightly.


 

March 2016

WSU receives NSF grant to assist students with technology-based inventions; SBIR will award funding for disability focused innovations;Students encouraged to apply for Department of Transportation innovation award; WSU students open prototyping business; The Entrepreneurship Forum Series: Bridging the Gaps; WSU's Ennovar Institute gains new partner focused on big data storage solution; New Law Enforcement Training Center would train next generation of officers.


 

February 2016

New student jobs allow for cross-departmental collaboration; Defense Energy & Systems Challenge Seeks Innovations; National SBIR/STTR Conference will be held in D.C. this summer; Food trucks will bring dining diversity to WSU Innovation Campus.


 

January 2016

SBA: Access to Capital Workshop for Small Business Owners; 1 Million Cup entrepreneurship program comes to Wichita; KEEP program helps pharmacist pursue dream of becoming an engineer; Shocker New Venture student competition taking applicants; Revision to the StartUp Kansas loan program; WSU engineering student thrives in Koch co-op program.


 

December 2015

WSU Ventures sees early success in first year; Shocker New Venture competition; SBIR accepting proposals; Innovator’s Corner; GoCreate makerspace at WSU will provide an innovation playground for all; Reminders


 

November 2015

WSU Ventures will undergo leadership transition; Finalists selected for InnovateHer competition; Ablah Library establishes new technology lab; Department of Energy will begin new round of SBIR/STTR acceptance Nov.20; Former student finds success in KEEP program; Innovator’s Corner with Dominic Canare


 

October 2015

Innovator’s Corner: Dr. Hyuck Kwon; Kansas InnovateHer 2016 competition; Innovation Celebration is Oct. 30; IP Disclosure Form Open Labs; Lab Spotlight: Field Emission Scanning Electron Microscope Facility


September 2015

Professors get $380,000 grant to study wearable device security; Madhavan named Sam Bloomfield Chair in Engineering Innovation; WSU Ventures" Sherry Gegen selected for Leadership Wichita; Participate in Manufacturing Day Oct. 2; Develop a Winning SBIR/STTR Proposal" workshop will be held Oct. 16; IMCP National Summit is Oct. 21-22; Lab Spotlight: Human Performance Laboratory;


August 2015

Wichita State students invent remote health care monitoring software; Wichita State promotes local economic development with new job creation program; SBA Management & Technical Assistance Program; Laboratory Spotlight: Business Operations and Analytics Lab (BOAL);


July 2015

Wichita State awarded grant to lay foundation for Innovation Campus; WSU Ventures awards funding to student, staff technologies; U.S. Economic Development Association visits Wichita State labs; New business opportunities created at 2015 Kansas Procurement Conference; Laboratory Spotlight: Software Usability Research Lab;


June 2015

Partnering Forum on Aerospace Technologies, 2015 Entrepreneurship (E-), Former WSU Ventures student employee lands new job, Laboratory Spotlight


April 2015

WSU Ventures is moving; SBIR Road Tour; Wichita State elected to host aerospace tech transfer forum; NIAR accredited as a forced entry and ballistics resistance test facility; NetWork Kansas to Host Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge Event


March 2015

SBIR Road Tour; Innovation Award Winners; Business Booster Series; SBIR/STTR Training Schedule; SBA launches online matchmaking for small business loans


February 2015

Wichita ranked 3rd according to Brookings Report; SBA Expansion of American Supplier Initiative; 2015 Shocker New Venture Competition; Business Booster Series; Beginner’s Guide to SBIR


January 2015

Competitive Innovation Accelerator winners; KEEP Update; SBA Emerging Leaders Program; Beginner’s Guide to SBIR; Business Booster Series


December 2014

$11.25 million Koch pledge; Competitive Innovation Accelerator; Workshop: Cayuse 101; AUTM’s The Better World Project; Turn Your Finals Project into a Business


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