Broader Impacts

The Connector is the hub of MU's Broader Impacts initiative, providing professional development and engagement resources for faculty, staff, students and surrounding communities.


Finalize compliance information to adhere to all applicable federal, state and university rules and regulations that are related to research.

Human subjects and animal research

Researchers are responsible for completing appropriate forms related to human subjects or animal research at the close of each project. 


Log into eCompliance to finalize close of project details.

Bridge funding resources

The Connecting with Missouri (CWM) grant is sponsored by The Connector for the purpose of supporting new and existing projects, programs, and initiatives that focus on engagement, outreach, and broader impacts.

Export controls

If you are sharing with an international entity or sending materials outside the U.S. or its territories, work with Export Controls for additional guidance.

Update your profile

Enter new results and publications on myVita and Academic Analytics (Faculty Insights).

Sponsored programs resources



Learn about MU inventor rights and responsibilities

As a general rule, MU owns inventions made by its employees. See University of Missouri Collected Rules and Regulations, Section 100.020.

Disclose an invention.

Share materials or information with an outside entity

Contact the office of Sponsored Programs Administration at or 573-882-0275 for confidentiality and material transfer agreements

Self-paced professional development resources

More professional development resources


Small business development resources

Mizzou Venture Mentoring Service - Be part of an inspiring, supportive and engaging community of regional mentors and entrepreneurs.

The Missouri SBDC offers personalized and extensive services from knowledgeable and helpful professionals focused on your business success.



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