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Patent issued for beneficial animal 'candy'
K-State Media Relations
June 6, 2013
MANHATTAN -- A U.S. patent has been granted to a Kansas State University-developed "candy" that stimulates the growth, health and reproductive functions of cattle, bulls and other livestock.

Animal health company to expand operations to Pottawatomie County, Kansas
February 15, 2013
POTTAWATOMIE COUNTY, KS -- The Pottawatomie County Economic Development Corporation in partnership with the Kansas Bioscience Authority, and the Kansas Department of Commerce is announcing that a Nebraska-based company, Midwest Veterinary Services (MVS), will be expanding its operations and the building the Veterinary and Biomedical Research Center (VBRC) in Pottawatomie County, KS.

Archived news from 2012

New Long Beach-Built Engine Believed To Be "Most Efficient In World
Long Beach Post
December 6, 2012
Last month in Long Beach, Motiv Engines fired up what might be the “first fundamental improvement to the internal combustion engine since 1933,” says Edward O’Malley, CEO of Motiv.

University researchers develop blood test that accurately detects early stages of lung, breast cancer in humans
K-State Media Relations
September 26, 2012
MANHATTAN -- Researchers at Kansas State University have developed a simple blood test that can accurately detect the beginning stages of cancer.

IChemE Fellow Rodney Allam has been awarded the 2012 Global Energy Prize for his work on cryogenics and carbon-free
Process and Control Today
June 27, 2012
Allam, who is chief technology officer at GTL petrol and a visiting professor at the UK’s Imperial College London, received his award at a ceremony in St Petersburg, Russia.

Partnership for success:  University commercialization institute provides expertise across state, region
K-State Media Relations
January 24, 2012
MANHATTAN -- When it comes to capitalizing on potential, Kansas State University is sealing the deal with big names in and around Kansas.

Garmin opens software engineering facility at Kansas State University
K-State Media Relations
January 17, 2012
MANHATTAN -- Garmin International Inc. is expanding its engineering internship program through the opening of a new software engineering facility at Kansas State University.

Kansas Sees Economic Boost From Kansas State University, Abaxis Partnership
K-State Media Relations
January 3, 2012
MANHATTAN -- Kansas State University's partnership with Abaxis Inc., a national medical device manufacturer, is expanding veterinary medicine technologies and returning revenue to the state's economy.

Archived news from 2011

Going To The Dogs: University's Newest Patent For Improving Canine Health
K-State Media Relations
November 29, 2011
MANHATTAN -- Make no bones about it, a discovery by a Kansas State University research team could mean a longer and healthier life for man's best friend.

KSU Institute for Commercialization markets new technologies
Manhattan Mercury
November 28, 2011
When Kansas State University researchers develop new technologies, the KSU Institute for Commercialization goes to work marketing the technologies in hopes of reaching a signed license agreement, with product sales in the marketplace soon after.

Institute for Commercialization integral to making K-State a top 50 public research university
K-State Media Relations
October 17, 2011
Discoveries and innovations that feed off Kansas State University research and brainpower don't just stay on campus.

A Full House:  Four Months After Opening, K-State Olathe Brimming with International Collaborations And Expertise
K-State Media Relations
September 27, 2011
MANHATTAN -- The Kansas City area will start seeing an increase in purple power.

Satellite Sensory Analysis Center opening at K-State Olathe offers product evaluation, focus groups, and more
K-State Media Relations
April 13, 2011
MANHATTAN -- Kansas State University's internationally recognized Sensory Analysis Center is opening a satellite on K-State's new Olathe campus.

Third Kansas State University campus opening its doors April 26 in Olathe
K-State Media Relations
April 11, 2011
OLATHE -- New opportunities for research, graduate education and more are coming to the Kansas City area with the opening of Kansas State University's newest campus in Olathe. A ribbon-cutting ceremony at K-State Olathe will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 26, with an open house for the public to follow until 7 p.m. 

Sticking power:  New adhesive earns patent, could find place in space
K-State Media Relations
March 22, 2011
A recently patented adhesive made by Kansas State University researchers could become a staple in every astronaut's toolbox. 

Collaboration will enhance economic development
High Plains Journal
March 11, 2011
The leaders who helped forge a new partnership between Kansas State University and animal health company Abaxis Inc. often describe the joint effort as a four-legged stool. 

National cybersecurity partnership with industry protects user data, grows local economy
K-State Media Relations
March 10, 2011
MANHATTAN -- Computing science experts at Kansas State University are helping lead the way in the country's cybersecurity efforts.

KBA approves $1 million for new National Center of Animal Health Innovation
March 7, 2011
The KC Animal Health Corridor's efforts to create a National Center of Animal Health Innovation received a major boost this week.

New Animal Health Center of Innovation in Kansas
March 2, 2011
A new high-speed lane will be built along the region’s Animal Health Corridor thanks to a $1 million investment by the Kansas Bioscience Authority (KBA).