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The Greater Oklahoma City area was settled at the shot of a gun at the famous Land Run of 1889, bringing thousands of homesteaders from around the world to stake their claim to acres of opportunity. That same entrepreneurial spirit is embedded in our state and in the character of our people.
This spirit of growth combined with our ability to successfully collaborate on issues of importance has fostered economic diversification and steady and sustainable growth. This can best be seen in our major industry clusters:
The 2016 BIO International Convention set a record for partnering meetings — 35,700 in four intense days. Numerous biotechnology entrepreneurs from Oklahoma were right in the thick of all that business-building activity.
NORMAN — Tom Rose walked into a conference room recently at Norman's Advanced Processing Technology Inc. (AvPro) carrying what resembled a large dorsal fin from a great white shark.
Rose actually had his arms wrapped around the vertical stabilizer for an airplane, fabricated entirely from composite materials instead of aluminum.
An Oklahoma nonprofit focused on developing the state's technology sector will finally have a space to call home when a new co-working space opens in Oklahoma City.
An Oklahoma cancer researcher may have found the secret to preventing cervical cancer.
Dr. Doris Benbrook, a researcher at the Stephenson Cancer Center in Oklahoma City, has developed a drug that she believes will halt the spread of cervical cancer.
After a year of rapid growth, desks have been crammed into nearly every usable corner of the startup company WeGoLook's downtown Oklahoma City office.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Employment in Oklahoma’s aerospace and defense industries is rising, according to state data. Long-term demand from government and commercial clients will grow over the next decade, said Acorn Growth Cos. CEO and Managing Partner Rick Nagel.
Development is ongoing for many projects downtown. New towers are being added to the Oklahoma City skyline, housing and hotel amenities are increasing, and new space is coming to host major expos and events downtown.
Seated in an office just across N Lincoln Boulevard from the state Capitol complex, Adam Payne turns from his guests to type a word into a scientific database.
“Curcumin.” Instantly, links to almost 9,000 scholarly articles on curcumin are returned from the keyword search on PubMed, the National Institutes of Health massive database of scientific research.
Ryan Dennis, M.D., the founder of Linear Health Sciences, is an Oklahoma physician who grew up on a pig farm in Macomb, OK. He attended the Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics and received his medical degree from the College of Medicine at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. Now, he has founded an Oklahoma company that has developed a break away IV for hospital patients.
Sean Akadiri crossed the floor of the OKBio exhibition booth at the 2016 Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) convention here and touched a large video screen.
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