The Incubator

Perfect match: Biology and business major helps support biotech association

She’s generated industry data for state leaders, built relationships with biotech businesses and helped represent South Dakota at an international bioscience event. And she’s still in college. Meet the young women already making a big impact on the biotech industry.

3 months ago

Madison Cyber Labs at DSU launches research partnership around energy management

Smart home technology is more than convenient — using devices to control everything from your dishwasher to your dryer also can be energy efficient. Take a look at how DSU is helping make it a (secure) reality.

4 months ago

Avera researcher named to federal research advisory council

An Avera researcher has become the first South Dakotan to be named to a board that works to advise the federal government on research regulations and topics associated with the protection of human subjects.

5 months ago

Bird Dog Equity Partners sells tech company to German manufacturer

Sioux Falls-based Bird Dog Equity Partners has sold a Texas technology company it owned to a Germany company that’s the world’s leading manufacturer of anatomical and biological education and simulation for science, health care and patient education.

5 months ago

Inspired to pursue STEM fields, these women at POET find mentors help them build careers

They took different paths to get to POET but these women all agree: Their STEM careers are helping them change the world in more ways than one.

5 months ago

Chiropractor, inventor, mother: Meet the woman behind the Zzz Pal pillow

After this Sioux Falls chiropractor became a mom, she became an inventor with a pillow to help her own sore neck. Less than two years later, her product is carried by many major retailers.

5 months ago

Next generation of innovative scientists gets head start at DSU

“I’ve started to notice all the questions in the world that have yet to be answered.” Her research work is gaining international attention — and she’s still an undergraduate at DSU. Here’s how the school is preparing a new generation of scientists.

5 months ago

Sanford seeks employee ideas: ‘Innovation is part of our DNA’

“Innovation is just solving problems.” See how Sanford Health employees are finding new ways to provide better care, and how an innovations team is helping bring more ideas forward.

5 months ago

Student researchers can connect with career opportunities at upcoming event

As many as 200 undergraduate students are spending their summer immersed in STEM-related research in South Dakota, and soon they will be in front of business leaders who could go on to hire them.

5 months ago

Equipment developer for hemp industry quietly ramps up in Harrisburg

From a nondescript industrial area on the far west side of Harrisburg, Hemp Processing Solutions has been quietly at work carving a niche for itself developing machines for the rapidly growing hemp industry.

5 months ago

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