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SAB Biotherapeutics to expand with 80-acre site

SAB Biotherapeutics is building an 80-acre "pharm" near Canton to house the cattle it uses to produce human antibodies.
SAB Biotherapeutics to expand with 80-acre site   SAB Biotherapeutics is moving its herd of genetic cattle from Iowa to South Dakota and expanding on an 80-acre property ne… http://www.sdbio.org/index.php/blog/2017/08/sab-biotherapeutics-expand-80-acre-site1/

National award-winner Broin on biotech’s ‘unlimited potential

Poet founder, chairman and CEO Jeff Broin is now part of a short list of the biotech industry’s most innovative leaders.
National award-winner Broin on biotech’s ‘unlimited potential’ Poet founder, chairman and CEO Jeff Broin is now part of a short list of the biotech industry’s most innovativ… http://www.sdbio.org/index.php/blog/2017/08/national-award-winner-broin-biotechs-unlimited-potential/

New business offers broad range of biotech support services

From clinical trial management to lab support and consulting, new business owner Penny Sattgast offers a broad range of services to the biotech industry.
From clinical trial management to lab support and consulting, new business owner Penny Sattgast offers a broad range of services to the biotech industry. Sattgast founded PCS B… http://www.sdbio.org/index.php/blog/2017/08/new-business-offers-broad-range-biotech-support-services/

Innovation: Biotechnology in South Dakota with Christoph Bausch

Biotechnology is a booming business, and South Dakota companies are competing with organizations around the globe. Local scientists pioneer medicine, agriculture, manufacturing, and research. SDPB talks with a researcher-turned-business developer about wh…
Innovation: Biotechnology Businesses, Biodegradable Plastics, Dr. K. Biotechnology is a booming business, and South Dakota companies are competing with organizations around the g… http://www.sdbio.org/index.php/blog/2017/07/innovation-biotechnology-businesses-biodegradable-plastics-dr-k/

South Dakota biotech featured in USA Today

South Dakota may not be the first state many would think of in terms of the biotechnology industry, but don’t count it out.
South Dakota Biotech growing, despite hurdles by Jeremy J Fugleberg, Sioux Falls Argus Leader South Dakota may not be the first state many would think of in terms of the … http://www.sdbio.org/index.php/blog/2017/07/south-dakota-biotech-featured-usa-today/

Biotech company producing improved lab equipment, planning new building

John Sternick pulls out a thin, plastic rod about the length of a straw from his bag and begins explaining what sets it apart. “It’s what I call low-tech,” he says. “But it’s a… http://www.sdbio.org/index.php/blog/2017/04/biotech-company-producing-improved-lab-equipment-planning-new-building/

BIO Names Thune Legislator of the Year

Thune named Legislator of the Year         Sioux Falls, South Dakota  – Sen. John Thune (R–S.D.)  has been named Legislator of the Year from the international Biotechnology… http://www.sdbio.org/index.php/blog/2017/03/bio-names-thune-legislator-year/

South Dakota’s science and technology industries are paving the way for South Dakota’s economic growth.

South Dakota’s science and technology industries are paving the way for South Dakota’s economic growth.  Brookings, SD – Data collected by Electronic Modeling Specialist Internat… http://www.sdbio.org/index.php/blog/2017/03/south-dakotas-science-and-technology-industries-are-paving-way-south-dakotas-economic-growth1/

South Dakota’s science and technology industries are paving the way for South Dakota’s economic growth.

South Dakota’s science and technology industries are paving the way for South Dakota’s economic growth.  Brookings, SD – Data collected by Electronic Modeling Specialist Internat… http://www.sdbio.org/index.php/blog/2017/03/south-dakotas-science-and-technology-industries-are-paving-way-south-dakotas-economic-growth/

Brookings Sees Significant Impact from Biotechnology

Brookings, S.D. – Dig a little into the success of biotechnology in Brookings, S.D., and the statistics become more and more impressive. The community of 23,000 is home to 17 bioscience companies. Another 25 companies are located within the Brookings c…
Brookings, S.D. – Dig a little into the success of biotechnology in Brookings, S.D., and the statistics become more and more impressive. The community of 23,000 is home to 17 b… http://www.sdbio.org/index.php/blog/2016/09/brookings-sees-significant-impact-biotechnology/

Breakthrough BIO tours start this week in Brookings

Sioux Falls – South Dakota Biotech kicks off its 10-year anniversary celebration this week with the first of several Breakthrough BIO tours it will host across the state.
Sioux Falls -- South Dakota Biotech kicks off its 10-year anniversary celebration this week with the first of several Breakthrough BIO tours it will host across the state. On Sep… http://www.sdbio.org/index.php/blog/2016/09/breakthrough-bio-tours-start-week-brookings/

South Dakota Reinventing Biotech Collaboration with Virtual Center

Sioux Falls, S.D.–South Dakota has positioned itself to catalyze biotech research and development through an innovative virtual center with more than 30 affiliated researchers. Called the BioSystems Networks & Translational Research, or BioSNTR, formed ne…
South Dakota has positioned itself to catalyze biotech research and development through an innovative virtual center with more than 30 affiliated researchers. Called the BioSys… http://www.sdbio.org/index.php/blog/2016/06/south-dakota-reinventing-biotech-collaboration-virtual-center/

South Dakota is joining education and workforce development with a STEM focus

Sioux Falls, S.D.– Research meets education and economic development in EPSCoR, South Dakota’s Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research grant from the National Science Foundation. The goal is to increase science literacy and drive science-ba…
Sioux Falls, S.D.– Research meets education and economic development in EPSCoR, South Dakota’s Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research grant from the National Scien… http://www.sdbio.org/index.php/blog/2016/06/south-dakota-joining-education-and-workforce-development-stem-focus/

Sanford Research Making Breakthroughs

Sioux Falls, S.D.–Sanford Research, part of one of the nation’s largest health care systems, is at the forefront of patient-focused research. The Sioux Falls, S.D.-based health system is making significant breakthroughs in the areas of childhood rare dise…
Sioux Falls, S.D.–Sanford Research, part of one of the nation’s largest health care systems, is at the forefront of patient-focused research. The Sioux Falls, S.D.-based health… http://www.sdbio.org/index.php/blog/2016/06/sanford-research-making-breakthroughs/

USD Discovery District to offer innovation district of the future

Sioux Falls, S.D. – An innovation district is under development at the intersection of human health and agriculture: South Dakota. The University of South Dakota Discovery District will be located in Sioux Falls, the state’s largest city, on an 80-acre pa…
An innovation district is under development at the intersection of human health and agriculture: South Dakota. The University of South Dakota Discovery District will be located… http://www.sdbio.org/index.php/blog/2016/06/usd-discovery-district-offer-innovation-district-future/

S.D. Company with Unique PAD Treatment Awaiting Clinical Trials

Sioux Falls, S.D. – A South Dakota company that has developed an innovative treatment for peripheral artery disease is hoping to enter phase I clinical trials by the end of the year. Alumend is a wholly owned subsidiary of Avera McKennan Hospital & Univer…
Sioux Falls, S.D. – A South Dakota company that has developed an innovative treatment for peripheral artery disease is hoping to enter phase I clinical trials by the end of the ye… http://www.sdbio.org/index.php/blog/2016/06/sd-company-unique-pad-treatment-awaiting-clinical-trials/

BIO Elects New Board Officers and Members

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) is pleased to announce the election of two new Board Officers, several new Section Governing Board Chairs, and 21 new members of its Board of Directors, all voted upon at this…
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) is pleased to announce the election of two new Board Officers, several new Section Governing Boar… http://www.sdbio.org/index.php/blog/2016/06/bio-elects-new-board-officers-and-members/

South Dakota cGMP space focused pilot-scale production

Sioux Falls, S.D. – Combine aseptic GMP production, pilot-scale GMP services and ready access to specially trained staff, and you’ve got the unique combination of services recently launched in Sioux Falls, S.D.
Sioux Falls -- Combine aseptic GMP production, pilot-scale GMP services and ready access to specially trained staff, and you’ve got the unique combination of services recently la… http://www.sdbio.org/index.php/blog/2016/06/south-dakota-cgmp-space-focused-pilot-scale-production/

BIO 2016: South Dakota’s Biotech Boom

Sioux Falls, S.D. – Biotechnology is booming in South Dakota. From translational research to innovation campuses, the state is positioning itself as a leader in this growing sector. South Dakota Biotech celebrates its tenth anniversary this year and is th…
South Dakota’s Biotech Boom Biotechnology is booming in South Dakota. From translational research to innovation campuses, the state is positioning itself as a leader in this… http://www.sdbio.org/index.php/blog/2016/06/south-dakotas-biotech-boom/

Alumnus Barry Dunn Selected as New SDSU President

BROOKINGS, S.D. – Barry Dunn, the endowed dean of the College of Agriculture and Biological Sciences, director of SDSU Extension, and professor of animal science at South Dakota State University, will become SDSU’s 20th president, the South Dakota Board o…
  BROOKINGS, S.D. – Barry Dunn, the endowed dean of the College of Agriculture and Biological Sciences, director of SDSU Extension, and professor of animal science at South Dako… http://www.sdbio.org/index.php/blog/2016/05/alumnus-barry-dunn-selected-new-sdsu-president/

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