Path to prosperity

Kansas State University is embarking on a plan to increase economic prosperity for people and businesses in Kansas in four key areas.


Food and agriculture systems innovation

Researchers at K-State work in a greenhouse. K-State will work with producers to transform, sustain and adapt food and agriculture systems to create jobs and bring investments to Kansas.

Digital agriculture and advanced analytics

A research drone flies over a field.

K-State will lead the global food system through methods based on data, analytics and decision-making.

Biosecurity and biodefense

A K-State student works in a lab. K-State will become the foremost U.S. resource for private-public research collaboration on pathogens of global significance, biosecurity and biodefense.

K-State 105: Every Town to Gown

Downtown Manhattan, Kansas.

K-State will provide businesses and communities with access to university innovation, talent and training.

Seek more

Find K-State's full plan for economic prosperity in Kansas, short-term progress updates and a benchmark dashboard on the economic prosperity website.