New products and businesses
Bringing Ideas to Life
Intellectual property & inventions
MU research often leads to new technologies, tools, therapeutics, diagnostics, compositions and other inventions. The Technology Advancement team helps Mizzou inventors leverage the impact of their research by collaborating with industry partners, entrepreneurs and investors to translate innovations into products, jobs and businesses.DISCLOSE, PROTECT OR MANAGE YOUR INNOVATIONS
Mizzou offers programs, coaching and resources to help students turn ideas for new products, services and businesses into reality.Get involved
Mizzou Lab 2 Market
This network of contacts, programs and services is available to inventors navigating the multi-faceted commercialization process.MIZZOU LAB 2 MARKET
Translational research programs & business accelerators
MU Coulter Biomedical Accelerator Program
Provides proof-of-concept funding and training for physician-engineer teams interested in translating biomedical innovations into products that improve health and patient care.
Midwest Biomedical Accelerator Consortium
Offers proof-of-concept funding and training, including the basics of biomedical and biotech product development and get-to-market strategies.
MU Midwest BioAccelerator
Offers mentoring and wraparound support in the development of new products related to the detection and mitigation of infectious diseases and other national biodefense and health security needs.
Missouri Innovation Center
Provides high-growth ventures with mentoring, business counseling, educational programming, networking opportunities and space in the MU Life Science Business Incubator.
Discover university innovations in engineering, life sciences, medicine and other areas that are available for licensing and further development.
MU inventors interested in starting a company based on Mizzou research can take advantage of many university programs.
Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans
This national program offers cutting-edge, experiential training in entrepreneurship and small business management to post-9/11 veterans.ENTREPRENEURSHIP BOOTCAMP FOR VETERANS