This episode is part 2 of the Lt. Governor's conversation with OCAST, i2E and OK Catalyst. The discussion of how the innovation model works is continued with great information about how the programs work, what steps can be taken by potential clients and what to expect throughout the process once projects are chosen to be funded.
In this installment Lt. Governor Matt Pinnell begins a four part discussion on the Oklahoma Innovation Model (OIM), also known as "The Pipeline". The OIM is the backbone of tech-based economic development in Oklahoma and there are 5 total companies that make it work. In this roundtable discussion we hear from Connor Cox from OCAST, Stacey Brandhorst from i2E and Daniel Moses from OK Catalyst about how these companies work together to help businesses grow in Oklahoma.
In this episode, Lt. Governor Matt Pinnell discusses the product "Sign Dart" with Justin Presley of Ram Jack. This project has the potential to save the government millions in costs to repair damaged or eradicated signs along the many roads across the country. They talk about the importance of relationships, the value of research and development, the importance of resources and why this manufacturing giant chooses to call Oklahoma home.
In this episode we visit the Oil and Gas industry to learn about how one company is testing a product which would lower noise and pollution levels for manufacturing companies. Ron Key discusses the project and the potential of this technology to help over a multitude of industries.
Lt. Governor Pinnell is joined by Shoaib and Michael of Xplosafe, a company located in Stillwater Oklahoma that specializes in the manufacturing of explosive detection products. The conversation revolves around why they chose Oklahoma as a global headquarters and how the business climate in Oklahoma is friendly enough for any company to prosper.
In this episode the Lieutenant Governor sits down with Dr. Richard Kopke from the Hough Ear Institute in Oklahoma City. This company has been a worldwide leader in the search for the cure to hearing loss. Dr. Kpoke discusses their revolutionary new pill which is currently being referred to as HNPN-1010. This product is a pill that in lab testing has shown to help restore hearing loss by re-growing hairs within the inner ear. If this product is proven successful, it could be a cure for hearing loss associated with age and environmental factors.
Nick Duttweiler of OKC startup, Clevyr, discusses Blight Night. The horror survival video game Blight Night that came out on Google Play Store and Apple App Store. A game inspired by 80s horror flicks and more
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