Companies Born Out of KU

Whether measured in profit, wealth creation, or improvements to society – the companies that are using KU technology are successful on every level.

Name: Kansas Analytical Services

Kansas Analytical Services provides simultaneous multiple NMR sample analysis utilizing MSS probe and standard NMR hardware and software.

Name: Likarda

Likarda is an animal regenerative medicine and contract research organization. Through the use of an innovative platform technology, Likarda streamlines the engineering of multi-cell type, uniform, organotypic 3D cell clusters for a variety of applications. This includes drug screening and regenerative medicine.

Name: NephroGenex, Inc.

NephroGenex, Inc. is a start up utilizing technology developed in part at the University of Kansas Medical Center, is focused on the treatment of end stage renal disease (ESRD). It accounts for up to 15% of the entire health care budget in the United States, with annual costs estimated at $24 billion. In spite of the enormous socioeconomic burden, renal diseases are dramatically underserved by the pharmaceutical industry in contrast to cancer, cardiovascular disease, neurological diseases and diabetes.

Name: Savara Pharmaceuticals

Savara Pharmaceuticals is an early stage biotechnology company established to commercialize the NanoCluster dry powder aerosol formulation technology? The NanoCluster formulation technology is a platform technology with broad applications from respiratory medicine to vaccines and provides critical Life-Cycle-Management opportunities through product reformulation.

Name: SeekEdgar LLC
SeekEdgar LLC is focused on delivering web based analytical software to mine specific data from SEC filings. Reports can be customized for specific customer needs with respect to groups of companies. The company is developing auditing tools for assessing various types of risk such as audit risk, fraud risk, auditor independence risk, information security risk, etc.