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Partnerships & Collaborations Overview

Kauffman Foundation logo

The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation was established by the late entrepreneur and philanthropist Ewing Marion Kauffman. The Kauffman Foundation focuses on developing entrepreneurship and improving the education of children and youth through entrepreneurship, advancing innovation, education, and research and policy. IAMI is supported by the Kauffman Foundation in an effort to improve the efficiency with which university technologies are advanced to the market. Learn more >>

LLS logoThe Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is the world's largest voluntary (nonprofit) health organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research and providing education and patient services. The partnership with IAMI and the University of Kansas has helped the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and its collaborators deliver promising new treatments to patients in need. Learn more >>

NIH logo

The National Institutes of Health (NIH), a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the nation's medical research agency - making important discoveries that improve health and save lives. NIH is the largest source of funding for medical research in the world, creating hundreds of thousands of high-quality jobs by funding thousands of scientists in universities and research institutions. Together, the NIH Therapeutics for Rare and Neglected Diseases (TRND) program and IAMI are demonstrating a new way for government and academia to work together for a positive effect on patients' lives. Learn more >>

Children's Mercy logo

Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics is a comprehensive pediatric medical center providing state-of-the-art care for children from birth to age 18. Children's Mercy Kansas City is consistently ranked among the leading children's hospitals in the nation. Through partnerships with IAMI and the University of Kansas Cancer Center, Children's Mercy Kansas City has been able to advance a number of discoveries to the point that they become treatment options for patients. Learn more >>

KU Cancer Center logo

Through world-class research and patient care, The University of Kansas Cancer Center is working toward a world without cancer and ending the burden of cancer in the Heartland. Innovation and discovery are at the heart of academic medicine, so it is logical they drive the collaborative partnership between The University of Kansas Cancer Center and IAMI. Learn more >>

KU Medical Center logoKU Medical Center strives to educate exceptional health care professionals through a full range of undergraduate, graduate, professional, postdoctoral and continuing education programs. Biomedical research, a topic of intense interest throughout the nation, is the focus of a comprehensive plan to build on our many assets to place the university among the nation's top institutions of higher education. Learn more >>

Frontiers logo

Frontiers: The Heartland Institute for Clinical and Translational Research is a network of scientists from across the Kansas City region and the state of Kansas working on translational research - research that transforms laboratory discoveries into treatments and cures. IAMI works in partnership with, and as part of, Frontiers: The Heartland Institute for Clinical and Translational Research to accelerate the process by which laboratory discoveries become patient treatments. Learn more >>

KU logoThe University of Kansas is a major public research and teaching institution that operates through a diverse, multicampus system. KU's many parts are bound together by a mission to serve as a "center for learning, research, scholarship and creative endeavor" in Kansas, the nation and the world. Learn more >>

KU Innovation and Collaboration logoKU Innovation and Collaboration is a 501(c)(3) jointly-controlled by the KU Center for Research and KU Medical Center Research Institute whose mission is to maximize the impact of university intellectual property to benefit the university and society. Learn more >>

btbc logoThe Bioscience & Technology Business Center in Lawrence, Kan., represents a unique partnership between local and state entities united to expand the local economy by promoting the local bioscience and technology industries. The center provides fundamental resources necessary to successfully grow startup companies and collaborations. The Bioscience & Technology Business Center has provided resources and space to move medical innovations quickly through the pipeline. Learn more >>

KU Endowment logoAs an independent, nonprofit organization and the official fundraising foundation for the University of Kansas, KU Endowment partners with donors in providing philanthropic support to build a greater KU. An $8 million matching grant from KU Endowment helped launch IAMI in 2008. Since then, KU Endowment has supported IAMI's efforts to bring new drugs and medical treatment to the market. Learn more >>

Last modified: Jul 26, 2018