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Monthly Archives: March 2020

St. Louis Fashion Designers Put Skills to Use to Fight COVID-19

Michael Drummond, a designer at the Saint Louis Fashion Fund, is leading a group of 10 out-of-work designers to sew 14,000 face masks over the next 45 days to help fight ... Read More

Missouri Healthcare Workers Turn to Telehealth Program to Fight COVID-19

More than 100 doctors and nurses across Missouri are connecting virtually to listen to expert advice on how to stop the spread of COVID-19. The ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) ... Read More

Washington University Gets FDA Clearance to Test Century-Old Idea on COVID-19 Patients

Researchers at Missouri’s Washington University in St. Louis are on the verge of a breakthrough treatment for people suffering from COVID-19. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has signed off ... Read More

CoxHealth & Missouri State Join Forces to Create Critical COVID-19 Medical Supplies

Missouri State University’s Jordan Valley Innovation Center (JVIC) and health innovation giant CoxHealth have teamed up to create personal protective equipment (PPE) for healthcare workers using 3D-printing and laser-cutting technology. The collaboration saw ... Read More

Missouri Health Innovation Startup Aims to Mitigate the Spread of COVID-19

Viven Health, a St. Louis, Missouri-based health innovation company, has a simple goal: It wants to help companies instill better hygienic habits in employees to reduce illnesses and health claims. Company ... Read More

Missouri-Made Product Taking Steps Against COVID-19

StepNpull, a Springfield, Missouri-based innovator and manufacturer, is taking on the COVID-19 crisis one step, or one foot, at a time. The StepNpull is a foot-operated door opener that mounts to ... Read More

Missouri Remains Ready for Business Expansion During COVID-19

We hope you are staying healthy and safe during this pandemic. These are difficult times for so many, and Missouri is on the front lines of protecting our residents and using our ... Read More

Missouri Company Has COVID-19 Testing Device for the Air

InnovaPrep, a Drexel, Missouri-based health innovation company, has found a solution to the problem faced by many states around the U.S. in fighting the coronavirus: a shortage of testing kits. The ... Read More

Missouri Lab Develops Test for COVID-19; Able to Test 1000+ Each Day

Viracor Eurofins, a health innovation company in Lee’s Summit, Missouri, says it has developed a test for the novel coronavirus that is more than 99% accurate. The company claims the new ... Read More

Missouri Company’s Innovative Biocontainment System Brings COVID-19 Evacuees Back to U.S.

MRIGlobal, a health innovation company based in Kansas City, Missouri, is credited with helping to return 14 U.S. citizens who tested positive for COVID-19 back to U.S. soil. The company’s innovative ... Read More