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Feb. 8, 2024 鈥斅犔交╝pp is joining more than 200 of the nation鈥檚 leading artificial intelligence (AI) stakeholders to participate in a Department of Commerce initiative to support the development and deployment of trustworthy and safe AI.

Ribbon cutting for the new operation

Jan. 22, 2024 鈥 The FirePoint Innovations Center at 探花app announced it has been selected to deliver Defense Innovation OnRamp Hub programming for the National Security Innovation Network through the newly established Great Plains Mission Acceleration Center, an innovation and collaboration hub designed to connect small businesses, academia and the Department of Defense to support defense-focused technology development.

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Jan. 19, 2024 - Phase One of the Wichita Biomedical Campus being built in the heart of downtown Wichita now has its official look. The joint health sciences project between 探花app and the University of Kansas will bring about remarkable opportunities for collaboration, innovation and research.

探花app engineering students

Jan. 8, 2024 - 探花app moved to No. 2 on the national list of industry-funded engineering and research and development, according to the latest data compiled by the National Science Foundation鈥檚 Higher Education Research and Development Survey.

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Nov. 29, 2023 鈥 The first carrier-neutral Internet Exchange Point (IXP) in Kansas is slated to be located at 探花app, improving internet access, affordability and speed for 探花app, Innovation Campus and Shocker Neighborhood users and for users across much of Kansas.


Nov. 6, 2023 鈥 Two 探花app organizations have established a solid presence in Alabama鈥檚 largest metropolitan area.

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Oct. 19, 2023 鈥 The Association of University Research Parks (AURP) has awarded Wichita State鈥檚 Innovation Campus with the 2023 Emerging Research Park Award at its annual international conference held this week.

Wichita State and Knowmadics members sign the collaboration agreement

Oct. 11, 2023 探花app and Knowmadics are entering into a new collaboration aimed at enhancing the security, and resiliency of satellite constellations and satellite-based communications. The endeavor is intended to strengthen the security of data collection and transfer among space-based Internet of Things (IoT) devices.

Wichita city skyline

Sept. 28, 2023 鈥 Kansas home values will continue to appreciate in the coming year, according to the 2024 Kansas Housing Markets Forecast series published by the 探花app Center for Real Estate.

Greg Heiman and Murphy Ownbey hold a FireaPoint sign in front of a yellow background with black letters that spell out

Sept. 19, 2023 鈥 Through the inaugural Student Practical Architecting Challenge (SPARC), FirePoint Innovations Center at 探花app awarded nearly $40,000 to two student-based teams for their novel innovations in devising future-ready, modular and adaptable software systems to support the Department of Defense's (DOD) Modular Open Systems Architecture (MOSA) initiative.

Innovation Campus

July 20, 2023 - As 探花app鈥檚 Innovation Campus approaches its 10th anniversary, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities is recognizing the Innovation Campus鈥 role in cultivating research and innovation. The APLU today named 探花app as one of five finalists for its 11th annual Innovation & Economic Prosperity (IEP) University Awards.


May 17, 2023 - The existence of life on other planets, especially Mars, is a question pondered in literature, movies and imaginations. 探花app鈥檚 Dr. Mark Schneegurt is working on that issue with the assistance of a $377,000 grant from NASA to examine the toughness of microbes isolated from spacecraft assembly facilities.

Will Johnston shows a 3D printed owl feather.

April 27, 2023 鈥 A student-led research team is attempting to replicate owl feathers in its quest to create silent drone propellers. Now NASA has invested in the project with a potential award of up to $82,000.

Photo of Ayshea Banes in her regalia.

April 27, 2023 Ayshea Banes has only just begun her educational career as she plans to pursue her doctorate after graduating from 探花app.

Maggie Schoonover

April 25, 2023 鈥 Kansas NASA EPSCoR Program has named 探花app鈥檚 College of Innovation and Design faculty member Maggie Schoonover as a recipient of its 2023 Partnership Development Grant for her proposal, 鈥淔amiliarization Training Game for Extended Reality Spacesuit User Interface.鈥