Research Tracks

A publication of the Office of the Vice Provost for Research at Baylor University

June 17, 2013
by Baylor OVPR
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Upcoming event: Technology Business Briefing at the Greater Waco Chamber

WHAT
The Greater Waco Chamber invites anyone with an interest in growing the region’s technology sector to join the next bi-monthly Technology Business Briefing, organized by the Chamber’s economic development team.

WHEN
Thursday, June 20, 2013
7:45 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

WHERE
Greater Waco Chamber
101 S. 3rd St.

RSVP
To RSVP for this event, click the image above or call (254) 757-5636.

June 11, 2013
by Baylor OVPR
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L-3 Platform Integration to become BRIC’s first industrial tenant

The Office of the Vice Provost for Research is proud to welcome L-3 Platform Integration as the first industrial partner to lease space in the Baylor Research and Innovation Collaborative (BRIC) discovery park. L-3 Platform Integration has signed a lease to occupy 3,200 square feet of space, which they’ll staff with engineers who are already collaborating with Baylor faculty on advanced research.

L-3 sponsors two research projects in collaboration with Baylor’s School of Engineering and Computer Science. The first project, which has been ongoing for more than two years, involves developing processes for testing and analyzing advanced composite materials for use in aerospace applications. The second project is focused on advanced technologies for aircraft communication systems.

Click here to read the Baylor press release announcing the lease agreement, or click here to read an article about the partnership in the June 10 edition of the Waco Tribune-Herald. More information about the BRIC is also available on the new BRIC website.

Previously in Research Tracks: More on the BRIC in the 2012/2013 Research magazine.

May 24, 2013
by Baylor OVPR
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Hot off the press! Latest issue of Research Magazine now available online

The OVPR is proud to announce the release of the 2012/2013 issue of Research magazine. This year’s magazine is focused on the Baylor Research & Innovation Collaborative (BRIC) and the unique opportunities it creates for Baylor and central Texas through its partnerships with key regional stakeholders.

Inside this issue, you can:

  • learn about the BRIC’s role in the growth of new Ph.D. programs in science and engineering fields at Baylor and its unique collaborative environment that supports the university’s interdisciplinary centers and institutes,
  • get to know some of the top-notch faculty members whose research is finding a home in the BRIC,
  • explore TSTC Waco’s approach to developing a highly skilled technical workforce,
  • find out how researchers and entrepreneurs can move discoveries from the laboratory to the marketplace more quickly thanks to LAUNCH, the innovative business accelerator located at the BRIC and part of a suite of services available through the Hankamer School of Business,
  • and see how Baylor’s research and outreach activities encourage continued development of the greater Waco community.

Click here to read this year’s magazine online, or contact the OVPR to request a printed copy of the magazine.