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The Bioscience Economy in Montana 2018 Report

The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) released new data on the bioscience industry in the United States. The new report, The Bioscience Economy: Propelling Life-Saving Treatments, Supporting State and Local Communities analyzes the bioscience industry’s economic footprint across the nation and in Montana. “The report points out that Montana is one of the top states in […]

Funding Information Webinar

Join the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) for a funding information webinar  on Wednesday, July 8, 2020 from 1:00-2:00PM ET. Participants will have the opportunity to learn from biotech commercialization experts about translating an innovative project from lab to market. 

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White Hat Life Science Investor Digital Conference

Applications for the White Hat life Science Investor Conference are now open for companies across the Rocky Mountain Southwest region. The first round of company applications closes on June 30th. Judging will begin in July. The Second Round of Applications will close on July 15th. All companies will be notified in early August if the […]

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Best of Bio Sessions 2020

Now Available! Free access to the best education sessions from the 2020 BIO Digital Week, hosted by the Biotechnology Innovation Organization. Hear the industry’s best tackle pressing topics including COVID-19, digital health, business development, oncology, gene editing, and the latest therapeutic advancements in biotech.     View on-demand here: bio.org/bestofbio

Montana State University pandemic research receives $2.5 million grant

From MTN News Montana State professor and researcher Blake Wiedenheft was recently granted $2.5 million from the National Institute of Health to aid in his research of microbiology and immunology. “The big picture is that my lab has really been studying pandemics for over a decade,” said Wiedenheft. Wiedenheft studies bacteria’s immune systems and how […]

University of Montana researchers working toward COVID-19 vaccine

From The Missoulian Researchers at the University of Montana are working to develop a COVID-19 vaccine with the help of a $2.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health. The University of Montana has become a leader in vaccine development, ever since a team led by Jay Evans joined UM in 2016, after pharmaceutical giant […]


Expesicor receives fast-track SBIR grant from the National Institutes of Health

KALISPELL, MT, September 9, 2019 — Expesicor, a privately held, Montana-based company focused on preventing, treating, and curing neurological disorders, today announced that the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), has awarded the company $343,042 over one year for the first phase of a Small […]

MTIP Receives FAST award

MTIP Receives FAST award, Get Serious with Fall Workshops, Innovate Montana Symposium Innovation Partnership P3 to PIII Newsletter September 2019

  P3 to PIII Newsletter Welcome to the P3 to PIII newsletter: timely news from MTIP to help you leverage public-private partnership (P3) opportunities through the SBIR/STTR programs and prepare you for Phase III commercialization success MTIP receives 2020 FAST Grant!  MTIP is pleased to announce that we have been awarded a $125,000 Federal and State Technology (FAST) Partnership Program […]

MSU to celebrate 100th birthday of MSU graduate Maurice Hilleman, ‘world’s leading vaccinologist’

From MSU News Service BOZEMAN — Montana State University will celebrate what would have been the 100th birthday of alumnus Maurice Hilleman with a series of events starting next week. A 1941 Montana State graduate with dual degrees in chemistry and microbiology, Hilleman is credited with saving the lives of millions through the development of […]

P3 to PIII Newsletter

Welcome to the P3 to PIII newsletter: timely news from MTIP to help you leverage public-private partnership (P3) opportunities through the SBIR/STTR programs and prepare you for Phase III commercialization success MTIP Summer SBIR Webinar Series: National Science Foundation SBIR/STTR Funding with special guest NSF SBIR/STTR program director, Rick Schwerdtfeger Join us from anywhere to learn about […]

Presentation by MWTC -Technology Commercialization, Tech Transfer and IP Protection

Learn from your peers with a live case study featuring Ron Zook, CEO & Founder of Swan Valley Medical talking about his experience with technology commercialization, product development, scaling and more. TechEx team member, Toni Tease, Daniel Juliano, Director of the Technology Transfer Office at MSU, and Ann Peterson , SBIR Outreach Program manager, will […]

University of Montana disease treatment research center pulls in $22 million in grants

A research center at the University of Montana earned $22.4 million this summer and fall from the National Institutes of Health. “It’s validated that what we set up in Missoula through this Center for Translational Medicine is working to advance discoveries at the University of Montana,” said Jay Evans, center director and research professor in […]