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South Dakota Receives US Small Business Administration FAST Grant (http://www.sdreadytowork.com/SD-FAST-GRANT.aspx) PIERRE, S.D. – The Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) has been awarded a $125,000 FAST (Federal And State Technology) grant from the United State Small Business Administration (SBA) to support technology based entrepreneurs and commercialization of innovations. “The SBA FAST project is focused on developing management teams involving business and technical expertise to not only develop innovative new products but also bring them to market,” said GOED Commissioner Scott Stern. “Development and growth of these innovative new businesses will help to fuel continued growth of South Dakota’s economy.” With…

BROOKINGS, S.D. — Students, faculty and industry experts from institutions across the state gathered in Pierre, South Dakota July 31 – Aug. 1 to participate in the SD EPSCoR program’s third annual Undergraduate Research Symposium. The symposium showcased summer research projects from more than 151 undergraduate students representing South Dakota’s public, private and tribal universities who participated in the Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) and the Biomedical Research Infrastructure Network (BRIN) summer research programs. The symposium was first established in 2014 to bring together undergraduate students across the state to gain real-life research…

BROOKINGS, S.D. – July 25, 2016 – The South Dakota Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (SD EPSCoR) is scheduled to host the third annual Undergraduate Research Symposium Sunday July 31 and Monday August 1, 2016 at the Ramkota RiverCentre Conference Center in Pierre. More than 150 undergraduate students from South Dakota’s public, private and tribal universities who participated in the Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) and the Biomedical Research Infrastructure Network (BRIN) undergraduate summer research programs will present at Monday’s symposium. Those attending the symposium include researchers, students, government partners and South Dakota graduate school recruiters. The general public is welcome to…

SIOUX FALLS, SD–(Marketwired – Sep 9, 2015) – MitoGenetics, a biomedical technology firm with strong South Dakota roots, is partnering with BioSNTR (pronounced bio-“center”) to help bridge the gap that currently exists between the worlds of academia and scientific research. BioSNTR is a statewide collaborative research endeavor with participants from the South Dakota Board of Regents institutions and private colleges. Joining this effort, the research staff at MitoGenetics will be conducting a seminar on Thursday, September 10, from 4-5PM at the USD Discovery District. The seminar will be broadcast to students and faculty across the state.

BROOKINGS, S.D. – The South Dakota Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (SD EPSCoR) is scheduled to host the second annual Undergraduate Research Symposium at the Best Western Ramkota Hotel and Conference Center July 30 in Pierre, S.D. More than two hundred undergraduate students from South Dakota’s public, private and tribal universities who participated in a Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) summer research program are to present their findings at the symposium. Those attending the symposium include researchers, students, government partners and South Dakota graduate school recruiters. REU programs are awarded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support active…