KU breaks ground for expansion of Bioscience, Tech Business Center – Salina Post


Governor Kelly joined U.S. Senator Jerry Moran, KU Chancellor Douglas Girod, Lawrence Mayor Jennifer Ananda, BTBC Executive Chair E. LaVerne Epp, U.S. Department of Commerce Assistant Secretary for Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs Anthony Foti, and U.S. Department of Commerce Office of External Affairs and Communications Director Joel Frushone in making the announcement Thursday afternoon-photo courtesy office of Kan. Governor
Governor Kelly joined U.S. Senator Jerry Moran, KU Chancellor Douglas Girod, Lawrence Mayor Jennifer Ananda, BTBC Executive Chair E. LaVerne Epp, U.S. Department of Commerce Assistant Secretary for Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs Anthony Foti, and U.S. Department of Commerce Office of External Affairs and Communications Director Joel Frushone in making the announcement Thursday afternoon-photo courtesy office of Kan. Governor

LAWRENCE – Governor Laura Kelly Thursday applauded the announcement of the Phase III expansion of the Bioscience & Technology Business Center (BTBC) at the University of Kansas, and introduction of the new KU Innovation Park, according to a media release from the governor’s office.

The Phase III expansion includes a new 70,000-square-foot facility, which will feature fully functional wet labs, offices, and collaborative spaces for its tenant startups. The facility will house 250 new high-tech jobs.

“The University of Kansas Bioscience & Technology Business Center expansion will assist my administration’s efforts to create good jobs, keep Kansas graduates in our communities, and foster the local infrastructure of talent, resources, and business support that promotes sustainable economic resiliency in our state,” Governor Laura Kelly said. “I offer my congratulations to BTBC, and
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