Christopher S. "Kit" Bond Science and Technology Incubator


Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. (BIVI) is a global leader in the animal health industry. Using the latest technology, they research, develop, manufacture and market a wide variety of vaccines and other products that improve the lives of horses, livestock and pets worldwide. For over 27 years, the U.S. headquarters of BIVI has been located in St. Joseph and today employs more than 600 highly skilled workers in Northwest Missouri. In addition to helping the St. Joseph community grow, BIVI actively supports community development, educational and volunteer programs.

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Method Genetics provides genetic selection tools and decision-making assistance for cattle production. This service-based company aids producers with implementing genetic values into their cattle breeding programs, and provides industry organizations with consultation and customized genetic solutions.

New Functional Polymers is devoted to research and development of novel polymeric materials with unique functional properties for plastics, coatings, adhesives, ink, and flocculants. With more than 30 years of expertise in the synthesis of organic polymers, NFP is particularly interested in new monomers and polymers and their efficient synthesis techniques.

Sopharmia, Inc. is resurrecting our safest, time-tested antibiotics by transforming them through the process of rational drug design into potent antibiotics for the treatment of superbug infections.

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United States Animal Health Association – The nation’s animal health forum since 1897. The United States Animal Health Association (USAHA), established in 1897, is a non-profit, member-driven, science-based organization devoted to prevention, control and eradication of animal diseases in the United States. USAHA has 1,200 members representing state and federal agencies, universities, industry and veterinary organizations and other groups with interest in animal health, disease control, animal welfare, food safety and public health. USAHA serves as a clearinghouse for new information and methods that can be used in the development of laws, regulations, policy and programs. Through deliberations of its annual meeting and 32 committees, USAHA works to develop solutions to animal health-related issues.

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