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$389M

Total research expenditures submitted to NSF for FY21

100+

Average annual new invention disclosures

$5B

Impact on Missouri's economy

Research, Innovation and Impact

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The Connector

A partnership between Research, Innovation and Impact and MU Extension, The Connector provides research and professional development opportunities, engagement resources, and programming through meaningful partnerships with faculty, students and staff at our institution and surrounding communities.

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Mizzou’s student-led 4impact social entrepreneurship program awarded funding in May to seven student business ventures focused on the common good.

Blake Meyers, professor of plant science and technology, was notified May 3 that he is MU's 12th faculty member elected to the prestigious National Academy of Sciences.

Researchers disclosed inventions, earned patents and worked with Technology Advancement staff and industry partners to bring innovations to market.

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We help MU inventors leverage the impact of their research by to translating innovations into products, jobs and businesses. 

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Mizzou offers programs, coaching and resources to help students turn ideas for new products, services and businesses into reality. 

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