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K-State LAB

Chad Jackson 
309 Calvin Hall
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66502


K-State Launch a Business (LAB)

What’s In It For Me?

  • No cost, no equity
  • Access to world-class faculty
  • Student research team
  • Alumni mentor and industry expertise
  • Startup grants provided to those that complete the program

Eligibility Criteria

  • Innovative, for-profit, scalable business idea
  • Based in Kansas
  • Founder receptive to feedback and “has what it takes”
  • Desire to validate idea and can commit to the program
  • No outside funding raised

LAB Q&A Sessions

Learn more about LAB and the application process during one of three conference call Q&A sessions. 

  • March 27  - 10 a.m.
  • April 4 - 8 a.m.
  • April 11 - 8 a.m.

Click here to register - call-in information will be sent following registration.

Apply Here

Congratulations to the Grand Prize Winners of the
2015 K-State LAB Program!

Liquid Art


Global Food Systems Division
Liquid Art Winery & Estate

Open Division
Vigilias Telemedicine

Click here to meet the 2015 LAB Class




Chad Jackson, director
e. cjackson@k-state.edu

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