November 2019

KC Nexus Fund Aims to Bridge the Gap for Life Sciences Innovators

Great ideas are not guaranteed a future. There is a stage at the end of academic funding, before commercial funding availability kicks in, called the valley of death. Tony Simpson, of the KC Nexus Fund powered by BioNexus KC, is coordinating a life sciences Proof of Concept (POC) fund aimed at bridging that funding gap and guiding entrepreneurs through this valley into a realized outcome. Learn More >

MU Receives Nearly $4M from NIH to Commercialize Biomedical Discoveries

The National Institutes of Health has awarded the University of Missouri-Columbia nearly $4 million to direct a consortium of Midwestern universities that will collaborate to turn biomedical discoveries into marketable products. Learn More >

Propel the Solar Panthers to Victory on Giving Tuesday

On December 3rd, BioNexus KC is participating in #GivingTuesday. This is an opportunity to support STEAM education right here in the KC region! This year we’re asking for you to help Frontier STEM High School and the Solar Panthers tackle their third Solar Car Challenge. Donate Now>


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