APLU Designates OU as an Innovation & Economic Prosperity University

In recognition of a strong commitment to economic engagement, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities has designated the University of Oklahoma as an Innovation & Economic Prosperity University. The new designation acknowledges OU’s work with public and private sector partners in Oklahoma and the region to support economic development through a variety of activities, including […] Read more »

OU Research Campus Named 2013 Outstanding Research Park by the Association of University Research Parks

The University of Oklahoma Research Campus has been named the nation’s top research park for 2013 by the Association of University Research Parks. The award recognizes the OU Research Campus for excellence in innovation and places it among such past recipients as the Research Triangle Park in North Carolina, Purdue Research Park in Indiana and […] Read more »

NWC Biennale Exhibition Opens April 22nd

Late spring and early summer typically reveal active  weather patterns in Oklahoma, and this year will establish a new precedent. However, this particular weather can only be found indoors. The National Weather Center and the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art at the  University of Oklahoma have teamed up with the Norman Arts Council to […] Read more »

OU, OSU & i2E Announce Proof of Concept Center

A collaboration between the University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma State University, Cowboy Technologies, LLC, and Innovation To Enterprise (i2E) promises to increase jobs and greatly enhance the number of new technologies that are spun out of university laboratories and into the marketplace. It will also accelerate the number of technology-based ventures in Oklahoma. A Memorandum of […] Read more »

NASA Grants OU $750,000 for Radar Technology Improvements

A team of OU researchers received a $750,000 grant from NASA for a project to improve existing radar technologies and develop new radar techniques. NASA received 57 proposals, and OU’s three-year grant was among the 17 that were awarded, according to a letter from NASA. The proposal, titled “Advanced Digital Radar Techniques for the Next […] Read more »

Research Campus Holds 8th Annual Celebration

OU’s Research Campus held its 8th Annual Partners Celebration to bring together various disciplines and commemorate the campus’s growth Thursday evening at the National Weather Center. The celebratory event encourages collaboration among members of the research campus by providing a relaxed atmosphere and one roof under which to meet, said Adam Croom, marketing and public […] Read more »

Selexys, Cytovance Announce Manufacturing Agreement

OKLAHOMA CITY — Selexys Pharmaceuticals Corp., an OU Office of Technology Development spinout company, announced a manufacturing agreement with Cytovance® Biologics, Inc., a leading full-service contract manufacturer of mammalian and microbial biologics. The agreement will aid in production of Selexys’ SelG1 monoclonal antibody (mAb) for a Phase II clinical study in patients with sickle cell disease. […] Read more »

OU Groups Awarded $1.8M In NSF Grants To Expand Research

University of Oklahoma research groups will be able to expand the capabilities of research and training in science and engineering on the Norman campus with the assistance of almost $2 million in grants from the National Science Foundation. The three NSF grants achieved by OU as part of the NSF’s Major Research Instrumentation Program total […] Read more »