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$389M

Total research expenditures, FY21

100+

Average annual new invention disclosures

$5B

Impact on Missouri's economy, FY21

Research, Innovation and Impact

Broader Impacts

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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MU is one of only six universities in the country that offers an annual Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans.

MU researchers and scholars offer advice to students looking to investigate or create.

With current events constantly evolving, professionals in this area help researchers navigate export controls and sanctions.

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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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Our partners have access to top-tier programs and students, faculty and staff at the state’s largest public research university.

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