Monthly Archives: March 2014

Danforth Center receives $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation

The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center was awarded a $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to explore gene regulatory networks that control plant growth and development. The project ... Read More

Sprint accelerator welcomes first 10 startups

After a christening Tuesday by Sprint Corp. CEO Dan Hesse, the Sprint Mobile Health Accelerator officially kicked off its program by welcoming its first 10 startup tech companies. The three-month program, ... Read More

State’s largest wind farm planned in NW Missouri

Element Power will begin construction on the state’s largest wind farm later this year near Oregon, Mo., in southern Holt County. The company will generate 200 megawatts of electricity at the ... Read More

Auto supply company to begin second expansion in Liberty

Automotive parts supplier LMV Automotive Systems will invest an additional $48.7 million to expand its Liberty operation, Gov. Jay Nixon announced today. The expansion is expected to create an additional 166 ... Read More

Missouri’s two largest metros rank high for low business costs

Low electricity costs and moderate corporate income taxes have landed St. Louis and Kansas City at the top of the list of the least costly large U.S. cities to do business ... Read More

Monsanto grants $2.5 million to BioSTL

Monsanto is awarding a five-year, $2.5 million grant to BioSTL to support the nonprofit’s efforts to advance St. Louis’ standing in the biosciences. The grant will help support BioSTL’s BioGenerator subsidiary. ... Read More

Microgrid Solar partners with Missouri Science and Technology to develop innovative solar village

St. Louis-based Microgrid Solar is proud to be the engineer-of-record and installer of the first microgrid in the U.S. to be centered around a “Solar Village”. Missouri University of Science and ... Read More

Three Missouri cities named some of 2014’s best cities to start a business

Three Missouri cities, Springfield, Kansas City and St. Louis, are ranked in the top third of 2014’s best cities to start a business, according to WalletHub. WalletHub looked at the opportunities ... Read More

Biofuel Pellet Producer Moving Into The Missouri Plant Science Center

Enginuity Worldwide began moving into the Mexico, Mo., facility last week after a months long search for a site to manufacture its “eCARB” biofuel pellets. The startup company has an agreement ... Read More

Kansas City’s May Technology to expand, add jobs

A Kansas City aerospace manufacturer that makes sophisticated parts for aircraft including the B-2 bomber and Boeing 777 airliner, is planning a $12 million expansion that is expected to create up ... Read More