Research-Related Updates Regarding COVID-19

MU officials continue to closely monitor the novel coronavirus outbreak. Please refer to the Show Me Renewal and MU Alert websites for the latest updates and information.

Research News


Image of lightbulbTaking Ideas to Market

ORED recently hosted “Taking Your Ideas to Market,” a virtual event celebrating Mizzou innovators with new invention disclosures, issued patents, optioned or licensed technologies, startup companies and first product sales achieved during the July 2019 to December 2020 time period.


Photo of Georgiana Gnibus posing with some of her upcycled threads.Upcycling & Repurposing

Two Mizzou student entrepreneurs running businesses that support social causes won funding through 4impact. Based at the Griggs Innovators Nexus, 4impact is a new program that offers students an opportunity to develop their ideas that have a social impact into a new venture.



ORED invests in our faculty’s success through ResearchFRST.  The program offers resources, support and training that enable professional development, large interdisciplinary project grant support and research collaboration development.

How to Teach an Entrepreneurial Mindset
Join us June 4th at 12 p.m. for this virtual session featuring serial inventor, entrepreneur and product development engineer Jim Fay.  Register today