Monthly Archives: May 2020

Demand for Missouri Next-Gen Batteries Surges; Investment Grows

A Missouri next-generation battery manufacturer is receiving millions of dollars from investors. ZAF Energy Systems develops and manufactures advanced nickel-zinc (NiZn) batteries. The company is located in Joplin, Missouri. ZAF executives ... Read More

Professional Services Company Announces Plans to Hire 700+ In Missouri

Charter Communications, a Missouri-based cable and communications company, announced plans to hire more than 550 workers in the St. Louis region. Additionally, Charter is filling 185 jobs at its mobile call ... Read More

Missouri Agtech Company Looks to the Future with Investment in Plant-Based Meat Industry

As meat supply chain issues occur across the world due to COVID-19, one Missouri-based company is targeting the fast-growing plant-based meat industry as it looks to the future. The St. Louis, ... Read More

University of Missouri Researchers Testing Four Potential Drugs to Treat COVID-19

Researchers at the University of Missouri have found that four antiviral drugs, including remdesivir, a drug originally developed to treat Ebola, are effective in inhibiting the replication of the coronavirus causing ... Read More

Missouri-based Health Innovation Giant Announces Partnership to Expand Access for COVID-19 Testing

Missouri-based Centene Corp., a health innovation company, is teaming up with clinical laboratory Quest Diagnostics to expand COVID-19 testing access in areas of need throughout the U.S. The company plans to ... Read More

Missouri-based Varsity Tutors Amps Up COVID-19 Program with Help from Four Celebrities

Varsity Tutors, an innovative Missouri-based company and the nation’s leading provider of one-on-one instruction, recently launched a free set of online classes for students in kindergarten through 12th grade. The free ... Read More

Breakthrough Treatment for COVID-19 Tested in Missouri

A possible breakthrough treatment for the COVID-19 virus is being tested in Missouri. Scientists at Saint Louis University’s Center for Vaccine Development say the experimental drug remdesivir could offer life-saving treatment ... Read More

Missouri-Made Boeing F-15QA Fighter Completes Successful First Flight

Boeing successfully completed its first flight of the F-15QA fighter, the most advanced version of the jet ever manufactured. The Missouri-made aircraft took off and landed from Lambert International Airport in ... Read More

Kansas City Companies Take Advantage of World-Class Talent as Missouri Begins to Reopen

Missouri is open for business. That is the message Missouri is telling the world, as today marks the first day of Governor Mike Parson’s “Show Me Strong Recovery” plan, and businesses ... Read More

Missouri, Google Team Up to Develop “Best Practice” PPE Marketplace

Missouri recently launched a new tool developed in partnership with Google to help health care providers connect with Missouri manufacturers and suppliers of personal protective equipment (PPE). Expanding reserves of PPE ... Read More