KSTC has a rich history founded upon fostering leading edge technology and ideas in Kentucky

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KSTC Founded 

Kentucky Science and Technology Council, Inc., later re-named the Kentucky Science and Technology Corporation (KSTC), is founded by Lee Todd and Kris Kimel as a non-profit entity to the advance science, technology and innovative economic development in Kentucky

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IdeaFestival®

launches in Lexington as a biannual live event to provide a “space” to promote the discussion and application of innovation, curiosity, discovery and disruptive thinking

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Kentucky Innovation Act, a result of the Science and Technology Strategy designed by KSTC in 1999, is adopted into law and provides $53 million in new economic development, research and technology transfer programs and initiatives

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Space Tango

launches as program at KSTC. Space Tango facilitates research and manufacturing in the microgravity environment from design to implementation expanding opportunities for biomedical and technology applications.

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