The United States Air Force and Oklahoma State University have agreed to a five-year partnership that will develop cutting-edge research projects and create new educational opportunities for students and service members. The partnership will be enhanced by the cooperative engineering programs opening of OSU Discover building in the Innovation District
Construction on the American Cancer Societyís Chad Richison Hope Lodge is slated to start in February in the Innovation District. The Lodge will provide free lodging and transportation to patients and their caregiver.
The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center and the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation were the recipients of the grant money. One of the research project involves a closer look at COVID-19 an its affects on people living with multiple sclerosis.
OKC has been chosen as an initial test city for development of COVID-19 preventative measures.
You might think that bioscience and the oil industry donít have much in common, but the cityís Innovation District is helping experts in both fields find similar ground. Read about the district and whatís to come to the area.
Near-term plans and programming look to continue the positive momentum built by area stakeholders as MAPS 4 projects begin to take shape over the longer term.
The sickle cell pain drug, Adakveo, was researched and created in Oklahoma City. Several entities at the Innovation District were involved in the work, including the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation and Cytovance Biologics.
The MAPS 4 proposal includes a number of projects intended to promote community and collaboration in an area where health, energy, aerospace, technology and research companies rub elbows.