biotechnology

Graduate student-run organization tackles biotech projects for businesses

A new nonprofit formed by graduate students is helping biotech companies afford needed services.

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Biotech association leader: Industry is seeing tremendous growth

With 60 members and growing, South Dakota Biotech helps foster collaboration and common goals among the state’s diverse biotech industry. At the center of it is executive director Joni Johnson, who shared with us what’s new in her world.

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Professor: Augustana could be one of the nation’s best undergraduate research opportunities

Augusta University’s Mark Larson exemplifies the kind of biotech talent that is finding success in South Dakota. And he said students there have some of the best research opportunities anywhere.

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Biotech community to host networking mixer

South Dakota Biotech will hold a networking event April 30 at the Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship, aimed at industry members and anyone wanting to connect with the biotech community.

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Biotech company to build $60M production facility

Prairie AquaTech, which makes a protein-rich ingredient used in fish feed, is going to build a state-of-the-art production facility in Volga.

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One Health: Biotechnology sector ready to act

The emerging concept of “One Health” uses the interconnectedness of all living things to address disease outbreaks. Sioux Falls CEO Eddie Sullivan weighs in on why his sector — and company — are positioned to help.

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Engineering and construction firm specializing in biotech experiences rapid growth

This Sioux Falls engineering firm specializes in biotech projects and is growing fast.

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International animal genetics leader opens its largest lab in Sioux Falls

The operation started with little fanfare last fall, but what’s happening inside its lab could bring dozens of biotech jobs to Sioux Falls and improve animal genetics for farmers worldwide.

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South Dakota Legislature passes significant bioscience bill

With a unanimous vote in the House and Senate, South Dakota became the latest state to endorse a biologics substitution law.

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Swiss company acquires S.D. biotech firm

One of the world’s largest inspection, verification, testing and certification companies has acquired a thriving South Dakota-based bioscience company.

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