Yearly Archives: 2013

Children’s Mercy gets $1M for genome center

Children’s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics received a $1 million grant to help establish the world’s first genome center in a children’s hospital, the hospital said in a release on Monday. The ... Read More

Central Bancompany joins Commerce and UMB on Forbes list

Three Missouri banks cracked the top 25 on Forbes’ list of best banks for 2013. In addition to Commerce Bancshares (No. 9) and UMB Financial (No. 21), perennials on many best-bank ... Read More

Study: Kansas City life sciences companies increase by 17 percent

The number of life sciences companies in the region has increased by 17 percent in the past three years, according to a study released the Kansas City Area Life Sciences Institute ... Read More

MU gets $1.1M science grant

The University of Missouri has received a $1.1 million grant to continue a program aimed at increasing diversity in biomedical sciences. The Columbia Daily Tribune reports the grant from the National ... Read More

Westinghouse, Burns & McDonnell in SMR Project Development Pact

Construction of a single Westinghouse SMR estimated to create nearly $3 billion in economic impact and thousands of U.S. jobs in more than 15 states. Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that ... Read More

Schnucks moves into health care

Schnucks, the Midwest and St. Louis chain, opened its first Schnucks Infusion Solutions facility on Page Service Road in September to treat acute and chronic conditions. Infusion therapy involves injecting medicine ... Read More

EaglePicher Technologies awarded a new contract on alternative energy storage system

EaglePicher Technologies announced Wednesday that it has been selected by ATK Launch Systems in Utah to design and build a commercial Battery Energy Storage System. The Battery Energy Storage System, or ... Read More

‘Remote presence’ provider beams into KC tech market

Suitable Technologies will be opening an international support office with eight or nine employees on the 23rd floor of City Center Square, 1100 Main St. Kansas City frequently is chosen for ... Read More

Morris Converting selects Jefferson City for new manufacturing facility

Morris Converting, a subsidiary of Morris Packaging, has selected Jefferson City as the location to build a new 32,000 square foot facility. The company specializes in creating packaging for the food ... Read More

BioMerieux builds ‘lab of the future’ in Hazelwood

BioMerieux, a French-owned medical diagnostics firm, has built a lab at its Hazelwood manufacturing center it says will foster quicker research and development of drugs. The lab of the future, as ... Read More