(Gilberto Pinela) ---             February 14, 2019 [St. Louis] – After nearly ten years of presiding over the growth of the Cortex Innovation Community, President & CEO Dennis Lower will be stepping down at the end of the […]

Ascension Technologies Opens Satellite Office at Cortex

(Gilberto Pinela) ---                 Ascension Technologies, the Technology Solutions Group for Ascension, has opened a new satellite office at 4240 Duncan Ave. in Cortex. The space will initially house around 20 associates who focus on web […]

MADE Makerspace is now open to the public!

(Gilberto Pinela) ---                   A ribbon-cutting ceremony and press conference was held on Friday, November 16th at 9:30 AM in the new MADE makerspace located at 5127 Delmar Blvd, St. Louis, MO, exactly one year […]

Chef Tyler Davis of the Chocolate Pig creates magical desserts

(Gilberto Pinela) --- Technology and creativity combine to make magic at the newest dining destination to open in the Cortex District, The Chocolate Pig, with Chef Tyler Davis as executive pastry chef. Chef Tyler has been cooking for about eight years, starting out […]

Local Startup Pluton Biosciences discovers new bacteria to kill insects

(Gilberto Pinela) --- Pluton Biosciences, a St. Louis based startup research company specializing in microbial discovery, has joined forces with Terramera, the global leader in Technology for Clean Food, to test two new soil-based bacteria with insecticidal properties. Pluton focuses on mining soil […]

EdHub STL Kick-off

(Gilberto Pinela) --- Venture Café St. Louis launched EdHub STL on August 30, 2019, to address our region’s most entrenched educational challenges by providing support and place for intra- and entrepreneurs in education. EdHub Manager, Sherita Love, shares notes on the launch.   […]

WellAware Center for fitness and exercise opens at 4220 Duncan

(Gilberto Pinela) --- The BJC WellAware Center, located in the new 4220 building, is now open for business. At over 17,000 square feet, it includes a spacious area for cardiovascular training and stretching and a more intimate strength area with free weights and […]

At your service, the Cortex Security & Courtesy Patrol Team!

(Gilberto Pinela) --- Cortex Courtesy Patrol Team: Left, Anthony (Tony) Chumbley; Right, Derek Tranker. Welcome Tony and Derek, our Cortex Security & Courtesy Patrol team. Don’t hesitate to say hello when you see them riding around campus on bikes, in their snazzy new […]

Groundbreaking of Cortex Aloft Hotel

(Gilberto Pinela) --- Sunny skies and cooler temperatures added to the festive and standing-room-only celebration of the groundbreaking of the new Cortex Aloft Hotel. On hand to offer welcoming remarks were Linda Martinez, Deputy Mayor for Development; Kitty Ratcliffe, CEO of Explore St. […]