The Greater Topeka Partnership is pleased to share that Plug and Play Topeka has announced 10 startups that were selected for the second batch of their new Animal Health Program. This program aims to facilitate opportunities for pilots, POCs, and new relationships between the selected batch startups and Plug and Play’s global ecosystem. Founding partners of the program include Cargill, Evergy, and Hills Pet Nutrition.
“It’s exciting to see what this next Plug and Play Topeka startup batch will bring to Topeka & Shawnee County and how it will impact our innovation ecosystem,” said Katrin Bridges, SVP of innovation, Greater Topeka Partnership. “The accelerator will welcome a diverse set of startups from Singapore to San Francisco, working on everything from a natural antimicrobial product line derived from nanotechnology to veterinary telemedicine platforms. Fresh ideas and new businesses are about to discover Topeka, Kansas.”
All of the following are available for interview this week: Lindsay Lebahn, Plug and Play program director; Katrin Bridges, SVP of innovation, Greater Topeka Partnership; and Dr. Laurie Pieper, VP of entrepreneurship & small business, Greater Topeka Partnership.
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