David Snow knows summer camps, it's how he put himself through high school and college.
The Montana Board of Research and Commercialization Technology has funded 12 research grants that have a clear path to commercialization. The grants totaled $1,108,929. The awards are for projects in Havre, Butte, Billings, Missoula, Bozeman and Kalispell.
In the crowded research lab at Montana State University Billings, the message was implicit. Never mind Gov. Steve Bullock, he's just looking around.
Dr. Kurt Toenjes, standing, left, and Dr. David Butler, seated, right, were issued a patent from the U.S. Patent Office on Tuesday. Their work has yielded about $2 million in grants and has led to many undergraduates contributing to the research. Dr. Tasneem Khaleel, left, dean of the MSU Bi…
The patents are a big deal.
Montana State University Billings is poised to receive its first patent next week when papers are expected to be issued by the U.S. Patent Office.
Montana State University Billings biologists Kurt Toenjes and David Butler haven't had any direct affiliation with the Montana Bioscience Alliance yet, but their research is exactly what the alliance is interested in promoting.