Facilitating the transfer of innovations to benefit society

Technology Advancement

Increasing Impact

We partner with MU researchers, industry, entrepreneurs and investors to turn university innovations into commercial products and services.

Guidance for your journey

Technology search

MU researchers and industry partners can further develop university innovations for the marketplace. Search our portfolio of technologies available for licensing.

Disclose an invention

Researchers who think they have an innovation with commercial potential should submit a confidential Invention Disclosure Form to the Office of Technology Advancement.

Tips & resources

Access our tip sheets, presentations and other educational resources for guidance throughout your technology advancement journey.

Confidentiality agreements

Make sure to have a nondisclosure, data use or material transfer agreement in place before you share confidential or unpublished research, data or materials with an outside collaborator. 

Startup company guidelines

Consult this guide if you are interested in founding a company based on Mizzou research. It includes potential conflicts of interest, university requirements, business considerations and more.

Mizzou Lab 2 Market

MU inventors navigating the multifaceted commercialization process can take advantage of Mizzou Lab 2 Market contacts, programs and services. 

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Meet the team

Michele Kennett

Michele Kennett, JD, MSN, LLM, PhD

Associate Vice Chancellor for Research

Karla Alsberge

Karla Alsberge

Prosecution Assistant & Office Support

Sam Bish

Sam Bish, PhD

Life Sciences & Agriculture
Senior Technology Transfer Manager

Brian Buntaine

Brian Buntaine, MS, MBA

Health Sciences
Senior Technology Transfer Manager

Patai Magomedova

Pati Magomedova, MS

Senior Program/Project Support Coordinator

Contact us

Technology Advancement
1400 Rock Quarry Road, Suite Q180