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Pharmaceutical distributor opens in The Accelerator

HATTIESBURG — Pharmaceutical distributor South Point Distributors, LLC has moved into The Accelerator at The University of Southern Mississippi. South Point is an international wholesale pharmaceutical supplier of legend drugs, over-the-counter drugs, generic-brand drugs and a variety of health care products. The company operates not only in Mississippi, but also in Florida and New Jersey, as well. “South Point Distributors ...

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MSU to hold grand opening of business incubator

STARKKVILLE — Mississippi State University will hold the grand opening of the newest building in the Thad Cochran Research, Technology and Economic Development Park Monday beginning at 2 p.m. Funded by grants from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology and the Mississippi Development Authority, the 20,000-square-foot building is home to a new business incubator, as ...

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Grand opening of Insight Park set for next week

OXFORD — University of Mississippi officials are set to celebrate the grand opening of Insight Park, a world-class research park, at 3 p.m. April 5 on Insight Park Avenue (formerly Hathorn Road). The research park provides a place where technology and research-based companies can work with the university’s research faculty and students to take advantage of opportunities for collaborative research ...

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e-Center director among candidates for UNO presidency

NEW ORLEANS — Seven people, including a Mississippi educator, have applied so far to be president of the University of New Orleans. William E. McHenry, executive director of the Mississippi e-Center and professor of Chemistry at Jackson State University, is among the candidates. In a news release, the University of Louisiana System said others have expressed interest through the consultant ...

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RSDecon showcases new facility at The Accelerator

HATTIESBURG — RSDecon recently hosted an open house of its patented Reactive Skin Decontamination Lotion (RSDL) that is produced at the University of Southern Mississippi’s materials science laboratory and business incubator, The Accelerator. RSDecon is a subsidiary of Bracco Diagnostics’ Healthcare Protective Products Division (HPPD). “I can tell you that one of the major selling points to us when looking ...

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Coast business incubator gets increased funding

MOSS POINT — Pascagoula officials have decided to restore its funding to the Jackson County Small Business Incubator. The city council voted yesterday to give the incubator the $10,000 that had been requested, up from the $2,500 the board originally approved. The Mississippi Press says the board was acting on the advice of City Manager Joe Huffman. Huffman said an ...

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MSET offering assistance to non-Stennis businesses

HANCOCK COUNTY — In order to fuel business development success for clients, Mississippi Enterprise for Technology (MSET) has added an Affiliate Program to its existing portfolio of services. The Affiliate Program is a new offering to companies not resident at Stennis Space Center and an expanded feature to companies already resident within MSET facilities located in the heart of Stennis. ...

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USM's Accelerator off to fast start

HATTIESBURG — Just three months after opening its doors, the University of Southern Mississippi’s (USM’s) business incubator – called The Accelerator – is operating in high gear. Officially labeled The National Materials Science Innovation and Commercialization Accelerator, the new venture became the first facility to open in The Garden, the university’s Innovation and Commercialization Park, back in March of this ...

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