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$389M

Total research expenditures, FY21

100+

Average annual new invention disclosures

$5B

Impact on Missouri's economy, FY21

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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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Popular films get explored through an academic lens with Extra Credit film series.

Almost 40 University of Missouri students spent nine weeks exploring research and scholarly activity through summer research program.

Greg Bier, MU executive director of entrepreneurship programs, was appointed as a member of the U.S. Small Business Association's Advisory Committee on Veterans Business Affairs.

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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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