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Summit Purpose

  • New partnerships for research innovation
  • Identification of regulatory changes, legislation and institutional streamlining that will accelerate the transfer of knowledge from the laboratory to businesses
  • Ideas for product and service development that will guide private sector investment and demonstrate the need for a supportive government infrastructure
  • Insight about ways to collaborate with university researchers and other partners to transfer new technologies
  • New information on how to leverage the assets of universities, financial markets and business investment to create companies and jobs that will strengthen the economic foundations of the region

Business Journals Supplement

View the complete Missouri Regional Life Sciences Summit supplement from the Kansas City and St. Louis Business Journals. Click here to view.



Analytical Bio-Chemistry (ABC) Laboratories Inc.
Bayer Animal Health
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
Burns & McDonnell
Cerner Corporation
Ewing Marion Kauff man Foundation
JE Dunn Construction
Kansas City Area Development Council
Kansas City Business Journal
Kansas City Southern Charitable Fund
McCownGordon Construction
Polsinelli Shughart PC
Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP
St. Louis Business Journal
Stinson Morrison Hecker LLP
Teva Neuroscience
Thompson Coburn LLP

Kansas City/St. Louis Business Journal Supplement

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