Yearly Archives: 2020

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 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-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 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 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

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 Offers Free Online Learning for Students Affected by COVID-19

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

Missouri University Leads the Way on COVID-19 Vaccine

Missouri’s health innovation talent is on the front lines of the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic. Researchers at Missouri’s Saint Louis University (SLU) Center for Vaccine Development, one of just nine ... Read More

Missouri University Announces New $616 Million Neuroscience Research Facility

Washington University, in St. Louis, Missouri, recently announced plans to build a $616 million neuroscience research facility in the Cortex Innovation Community. The 11-story, 609,000 sq. ft. building, will be one ... Read More

Collaboration is Driving Agtech Growth in Missouri and the UK

In February 2020, a group of British agri-tech (or agtech as it is known in the U.S.) innovators packed their bags and headed to the Ag Coast of America for 5 ... Read More