Members of the public sector and private industry are invited to attend the Kansas State University 2018 Research Showcase at K-State’s Olathe campus in May.
The Research Showcase brings together K-State researchers to exhibit their broad experience and findings, technologies and facilities, emphasizing the availability of their work to potential industry partners in the metro area.
Among the 19 research topics showcased, some areas featured include bio 3-D printing, environmental monitoring, neuroscience and unmanned aerial systems and vehicles.
“Last year, companies in the Greater Kansas City region showed us that they are hungry for collaboration and innovation with talented researchers,” said Peter Dorhout, vice president for research at Kansas State University. “They know K-State has an excellent talent pipeline that extends from our undergraduate and graduate students to our postdocs and faculty researchers. K-State is excited to use our talents to help companies develop and advance the technologies of tomorrow that improve lives in Kansas and around the world.”
Industry leaders in attendance will directly network with researchers, learning more about the research proficiencies at K-States Manhattan, Olathe and Polytechnic campuses. The event encourages the development of partnerships to advance academics and research funding, while also educating metro-based companies seeking greater research for their products and technology.
The event also will celebrate K-State’s contributions to economic growth in the state and region with the presentation of its Excellence in Innovation and Economic Engagement Award.
Registration is required for the event, from 4-6:30 p.m. May 16.
Learn more at k-state.edu/researchshowcase.