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20 Nov, 2012, 15:58 ET Kansas Bioscience Authority Approves $700,000 in Investments

 The Kansas Bioscience Authority board of directors today approved $700,000 in new investments. The investments are: - Parnell, an...


20 Nov, 2012, 15:23 ET Cantrell Selected to Lead Kansas Bioscience Authority

 The Kansas Bioscience Authority unanimously approved the naming of Duane Cantrell to serve as its president and CEO, KBA Board Chairman Dan...


15 Oct, 2012, 14:55 ET Kansas Bioscience Authority Announces Fiscal 2012 Investment Outcomes

 The Kansas Bioscience Authority today announced its outcomes for fiscal 2012, which ended June 30, and cumulative outcomes since the KBA's...


14 Jun, 2012, 17:40 ET BioResearch Central to Roll Out Region's Offerings During Premier Industry Events -- BIO and DIA

The Kansas Bioscience Authority announced today that the region's recently formed BioResearch Central initiative will be showcased at two upcoming...


04 Jun, 2012, 13:08 ET KBA-Sponsored Study Finds Global Contract Research Industry Larger Than Previously Estimated

 A new study commissioned by the Kansas Bioscience Authority finds that the global market for contract R&D services is substantially larger...


23 Jan, 2012, 17:45 ET Auditors Complete Kansas Bioscience Authority Forensic Audits

The Kansas Bioscience Authority (KBA) today released the just-completed forensic audit of the KBA which was commissioned at the request of Gov....


21 Jun, 2011, 11:00 ET Study Identifies Large Concentration of Contract Research Assets in Kansas City Region

Leading pharmaceutical and biotech companies outsource more than $1 billion in drug development research to area organizations According to a new...


09 Oct, 2009, 11:30 ET Kansas Bioscience Authority Commits $50 Million to Increase Venture Capital, Accelerate Bioscience Business Growth

The Kansas Bioscience Authority has taken bold action to significantly increase the amount of venture capital available to innovative...


15 Sep, 2009, 12:35 ET Ag Groups and Experts Urge Congress to Move Forward Now with Research Lab to Protect American Food Supply and Agriculture Economy

Key agriculture groups and veterinary experts have sent a clear message to Congress in recent days: America must move forward without delay on a...


14 Sep, 2009, 16:42 ET America Needs a CDC for Animal Health

The following is an op-ed by Ron DeHaven DVM, MBA, CEO and Executive Vice President, American Veterinary Medical Association, Former Administrator,...


19 May, 2009, 12:26 ET As Other States Pull Back, Kansas Accelerates Innovation Investments at Bio International Convention

$11 Million in New Projects Approved in Atlanta Meeting at the world's largest bioscience and biotechnology convention, the Kansas Bioscience...


13 Nov, 2008, 15:25 ET Leading Scientists From Around the World Headed to Kansas for Symposium on Combating Deadly Infectious Diseases

In yet another sign of Kansas' leadership in addressing global challenges in the animal and human health sectors, an estimated 150 scientists from...


28 Feb, 2008, 00:00 ET K-State Preparing to Share Expertise With Bioscientists

OLATHE, Kan., Feb. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Aided by the Kansas Bioscience Authority, Kansas State University is gearing up to go national...


12 Jul, 2007, 01:00 ET Manhattan, Kansas Site Selected as Finalist for National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility

MANHATTAN, Kan., July 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kansas Bioscience Authority announced today that Manhattan, Kansas has been selected as one of five...


26 Jan, 2007, 00:00 ET REVISED: Kansas Bioscience Authority Commends Governor Sebelius for Naming Task Force to Advocate the Importance of NBAF for National Safety, Security

TOPEKA, Kan., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Kansas Bioscience Authority (KBA) today commended Governor Kathleen Sebelius for signing an...


10 Jan, 2007, 00:00 ET Governor Says Attracting National Lab a Top Kansas Priority; Taps KBA to Create New Blue-Ribbon Task Force to Make It So

TOPEKA, Kan., Jan. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- In tonight's "state of the state" address, Governor Kathleen Sebelius said that one of the state's top...


02 Aug, 2004, 01:00 ET Governor Sebelius Announces Appointments to Kansas Bioscience Authority

TOPEKA, Kan., Aug. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Governor Kathleen Sebelius today announced the appointment of the inaugural nine members of the Kansas...