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Co-locate with K-State

K-State offers a wealth of opportunity to supplement the multidisciplinary research needs of most established and emerging private and public organizations. Our strong community partnerships will help you find the right place.

Knowledge Based Economic Development

Knowledge Based Economic Development, or KBED, is a unique partnership of civic, academic, and private sector entities working together to support new and growing companies in Manhattan, Kansas. This integrated community economic development program seeks to attract companies by leveraging the talent, innovation and training capabilities, and infrastructure available at Kansas State University. 

Labs and centers of excellence

Kansas State University ensures that our researchers and partners have the tools they need to solve global challenges. The university is home to more than 90 research centers, from the 3,487-hectare Konza Prairie Biological Station to the Biosecurity Research Institute with its 113,000 square feet of laboratory, education, and administrative space.

Site selection and real estate

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K-Site: Properties for industry and commerce at Kansas State

Sites available for turnkey office and laboratory space in conjunction with K-State. Be one of the first to take advantage of this unique and exciting opportunity.




Stephanie Pierce
Economic development specialist


Rebecca Robinson
Director of economic development