Tag Archives: Innovation

War on Terror

Billions of dollars later, Cid, the executive director of the Memorial Institute for the Prevention of Terrorism, and Carter, director of the Oklahoma Office of Homeland Security, say the war on terror is big business — especially since the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City. “Everyone became a

May we help you?

In October, Schlerer launched Oklahoma Home Help Services LLC, a franchise of Texas Home Help Services LLC, the newest in a growing crop of metro concierge businesses. Because of the overwhelmingly busy lives of business professionals, the personal concierge business in Oklahoma is expanding. “The purpose of Home Help Services is to step in and

Sooner spirits

Very soon, something similar will be. As one of Oklahoma’s newest on the entrepreneurial scene, Merritt is taking a gulp of the growing industry of alcoholic beverages. His Prairie Wolf Distillery will be the first in Oklahoma since Old Russia Distillery in Oklahoma City closed. Prairie Wolf isn’t the only one. Within weeks of filing

Healthy acquisition

The PHF Research Park, located west of Lincoln Boulevard between N.E. Eighth Street and N.E. Fourth Street, includes more than 700,000 square feet of modern biomedical research lab and office space supported by state-of-the-art communications and infrastructure systems. During its Sept. 19 meeting in Lawton, the Board of Regents approved a measure authorizing OUHSC to

Heady alliance

That was until smaller, local craft breweries such as Choc Beer Company and Huebert Brewing Company began brewing their own special brand of beer. For the most part, however, craft brew was largely unavailable. That trend is changing. When Matt Anthony’s wife gave him a Mr. Beer kit for Christmas in 2000, he probably didn’t

I2E invests in glioblastomas project

More than 176,000 people a year develop brain tumors known as glioblastomas, for which the project to explore a new therapeutic approach was developed. A compound derived from work in OMRF laboratories shows some effect in preventing the growth of certain brain tumors in rodents. With the support of i2E, a nonprofit corporation providing venture

OMRF makes top 10 postdoc list

Those completing postdoctoral fellowships are in good company at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation based on rankings in The Scientist magazine. For the second year in a row, OMRF placed in the magazine’s top 10 Best Places to Work for Postdocs. Last year, it was ranked sixth and moved up to the fifth slot for

Tech check

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