Kansas City Inclusive Biologics and Biomanufacturing Tech Hub

*2023 Tech Hubs Designee

Lead Agency:  BioNexus KC

States Served: Missouri, Kansas

Applicant-Defined Region: Columbia and Jefferson City MSAs; Marshall, Warrensburg, and Sedalia μSAs (Missouri); Kansas City MSA (Kansas & Missouri); Lawrence, Manhattan, and Topeka MSAs; Ottawa, McPherson, and Atchison μSAs (Kansas); St. Joseph MSA (Kansas & Missouri)

Core Technology Area: vaccine-related biologics manufacturing

Contact: Daniel Kennedy (Dkennedy@bionexuskc.org)

Kansas City Inclusive Biologics and Biomanufacturing Tech Hub (KC BioHub), led by BioNexus KC, aims to position eastern Kansas and western Missouri as a global leader in biologics and biomanufacturing, increasing domestic production of life-saving vaccines and other preventative technologies. With the largest concentration of animal health and nutrition companies in the world, this Tech Hub will leverage the region’s biotechnology assets and existing vaccine manufacturing facilities, research institutions, and startup ecosystem to strengthen innovation in animal and human vaccine development and manufacturing. The Tech Hub aims to increase overall domestic vaccine production and enable the United States to capture a greater market share of human vaccine development.

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