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Ideation to Commercialization – Entrepreneur Coaching Now Available in Brookings

BEDC partnering with SDSU to identify the business value of new innovations Many new ideas and innovations have great potential, but how do people determine the real world impact their ideas could have? Entrepreneurs in Brookings now have a resource for helping them discover the business value of their ideas. Jennifer Quail, Director of Entrepreneur…

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SDSU Group Receives Community Innovation Grant for Prototype Development

Courtesy of the South Dakota Community Foundation The South Dakota Community Foundation recently presented a $10,000 Community Innovation Grant to South Dakota State University. Offered in partnership with the Bush Foundation, the CIG program supports efforts to find breakthrough solutions to community challenges across the state. The grant will provide partial support for the Rich…

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Entrepreneurs begin grappling with new patent priority

Should an entrepreneur protect an invention with a patent sooner rather than later? That’s the question that confronts innovators struggling to determine how recent patent law changes will impact their businesses. The America Invents Act, which went into effect in 2013, replaces a system that recognizes the first to invent with one that gives priority…

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SD Governor’s 8th Biennial Art Exhibition opens at South Dakota Art Museum

The South Dakota Art Museum hosts the South Dakota Governor’s 8th Biennial Art Exhibition, featuring works from 64 South Dakota artists, Jan. 25 to April 20. The showing, the first of four statewide, represents all regions of the state and a wide variety of art forms. The museum will host a free opening reception from…

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SDSU Gets New High-Performance Computer Cluster For Analyzing Genomic Data

When Xijin Ge learned South Dakota State University was not only going to add a high-performance computing cluster and a 100-gigabyte internet connection, he was excited. “I was like a kid in a candy store, just so excited about the speed in which I was going to be able to download and analyze genomic data,”…

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Security Operations Center launched at SDSU

Facing approximately 20 million cyberattacks each day, South Dakota State University’s Division of Technology and Security and other South Dakota Board of Regents institutions are under constant stress. That cyberattack total does not include spam or phishing emails, which exceeded 1.4 million in the first nine days of 2019. As a result, the South Dakota…

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Research fellowship helps microbiology student find career path

A summer undergraduate research fellowship has helped South Dakota State University sophomore Caroline Kincade figure out her career path. Through the Future Agriculture and Science Taskforce Research and Extension Experiences for Undergraduates (FAST REEU) fellowship program, Kincade worked on a project to understand how cells gain resistance to antibiotics under the supervision of Assistant Professor…

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SDSU to participate in Every Acre Counts

The South Dakota Habitat Conservation Foundation alongside South Dakota State University and The USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service announced a new project. Every Acre Counts is designed to give agricultural producers new ways to manage low producing acres while increasing their bottom line. “Ag producers in South Dakota care about the land and we realize…

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