News and Announcements

Jun 22, 2021

Upcycling and repurposing

When Mizzou law student Georgiana Gnibus started her company, Rad By Design, her friends joked that she was building a “tube top empire.” Now after selling an expanded inventory of hundreds of original designs to both men and women via Instagram and winning more than $2,000 in  funding, Gnibus has opened a brick-and-mortar store in the MU Student Center.

May 21, 2021

MU ingenuity provides solutions for a better life

Patenting an invention and using it as the foundation for a new business is never a solo endeavor, according to Jim Fay, serial inventor and keynote speaker at MU’s April 29 “Taking Your Ideas to Market” virtual event.

Apr 23, 2021

Bringing ideas to life

Mizzou supports faculty, staff and students involved in commercialization activities with education and training, translational research programs, industry partnerships and more. Their work fuels economic growth and improves lives in Missouri and beyond.

Feb 19, 2021

MU Licenses Patented Screening Technology for Autism

Judith Miles, professor emerita of child health and genetics, and Gary Yao, professor of biomedical, biological and chemical engineering, developed a device and associated software that makes it possible to track and measure these movements in children at an earlier age than was previously possible.

Dec 07, 2020

Grit and Passion

Four intense years of research, building a niche market, innovating and raising capital paid off for Roo Storage.

Sep 25, 2020

Mizzou recognized as economic prosperity university

Mizzou's renewed designation is in recognition of its continued “substantive, sustainable and institution-wide commitment” to regional economic growth and opportunity.

Jul 23, 2020


It's a cross-platform software system that makes it easier for researchers to collect mood, substance usage and other data in real time from individuals using an app on their smart phones.

Jan 29, 2020

MU licenses gene therapy

MU is one step closer to helping bring more gene therapies to market thanks to the work of Dongsheng Duan, a Margaret Proctor Mulligan Professor in medical research at the School of Medicine, and professionals in the office of Technology Advancement.