University-affiliated entrepreneurs and early stage companies: Do you want to commercialize University of Missouri technologies? Take our novel innovations from the laboratory to the marketplace with help from the University of Missouri System. The Enterprise Investment Program plans to invest millions to help startup and early stage companies further develop and commercialize university technologies.
"It is imperative that we transform our Missouri economy so we are embracing the high-tech industries of the 21st century. An initiative such as the Enterprise Investment Program will merge the best minds in the university system with entrepreneurs at start-up companies across our state, which will create quality jobs for Missourians in the cutting-edge industries of our future."
-Gary D. Forsee, President, University of Missouri System, January 2010