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USD Discovery District awarded $755,000 EDA development grant

August 11th, 2016

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The USD Discovery District, an 80-acre corporate and academic research park under development in Sioux Falls, today announced it has been awarded a $755,000 grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) for infrastructure development. The grant will be used to build 2,800 feet of roads plus utilities needed to initiate […]

NanoBlood LLC plans facility for USD Discovery District

April 28th, 2015

NanoBlood LLC, based in Irvine, Calif., announced today that it is relocating to the South Dakota Technology Business Center (SDTBC) in Sioux Falls, S.D., to continue the regulatory and commercial development of its nano red blood cell as a life-saving drug in critical care and transfusion medicine. “This is the kind of science that rewrites […]

Master plan complete for newly named USD Discovery District

February 10th, 2015

The master plan for the newly named University of South Dakota Discovery District is complete and the next steps for implementing that plan are underway. The potential to rename became evident as the process advanced, says Rich Naser, president of the park corporation. “As the Architecture Incorporated and Perkins & Will planning team gathered local […]

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