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K-State Research Showcase

Spotlighting Research Capabilities, Facilities, and Resources

The 2017 K-State Research Showcase is slated for May 17 at K-State Olathe, 22201 W. Innovation Dr., Olathe, KS 66061.

  • Join us as we open doors to the breadth of K-State research expertise and resources
  • Find out how K-State's research strengths are aligned with area needs and how researchers can help industry solve R&D problems and develop long-term strategies
  • Hear success stories
  • Learn about the processes K-State has in place to facilitate collaboration
  • Meet many possible collaborators in a short period of time

View a list of Research Showcase exhibitors

View a list of registered companies and groups


Here's what faculty and industry participants had to say about the 2016 Showcase:


12:30-2:30 p.m. —Set up exhibits
2:30-3:30 p.m.   —Showcase for exhibitors only. See what your K-State colleagues are doing!
3:30-6:30 p.m.   —Showcase open to guests. Hors d'oeuvres and drinks will be available.



Are you ready to collaborate? Registration is open! Sign up below according to your affiliation. 

University faculty exhibitors are invited to register by March 1. Company representatives are invited to register by May 1.

Preview faculty exhibitor or company attendee registration questions or click on the correct survey below when you're ready to register. Questions? Call Kiley Moody at 532-3892.


Faculty registration


Industry registration


More videos from the Research Showcase

Research Showcase video - Greg Aldrich


Research Showcase video - Wayne Carter

Greg Aldrich from Grain Science and Industry (top) talks about how the Research Showcase enables quality networking and helps K-State's Pet Food Program, and Wayne Carter, CEO of Kansas City Area Life Sciences Institute (bottom), describes the work that caught his eye at the 2016 event. 

Faculty Spotlights

Michael Dryden, university distinguished professor of veterinary parasitology, describes his work to help industry develop effective flea and tick control to combat threats to animal and human health. 


Punit Prakash, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, advances biomedical engineering by developing minimally invasive interventions. He works with industry partners to design devices by providing computation modeling and prototypes, and gathers real-world results through the College of Veterinary Medicine.


Kadri Koppel, assistant professor of food, nutrition, dietetics and health, describes her industry collaborations in sensory analysis and consumer behavior. She analyzes food and non-food products from nuts to nail polish to determine how they taste, feel, look, and smell — plus what consumers prefer.