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Brookings: Missouri’s Cortex Is Key Innovation Community in Fight Against COVID-19

The Cortex Innovation Community, in St. Louis, Missouri, was recently named a key innovation district that is leading the fight against COVID-19. The Brookings Institute singled out seven globally, and two ... Read More

Missouri Supercomputing Team Crowdsources the Fight Against COVID-19

People around the world are staying home to help slow the spread of COVID-19. But now, you can do more than wait. You can join the fight! Crowdsourced supercomputing project Folding@home ... Read More

Missouri Researchers Developing Coronavirus Detection System for Travelers

Researchers at Missouri S&T in Rolla, Missouri, are developing an airborne-biohazard system that could help screeners spot air travelers with lung diseases due to COVID-19. To trigger the airborne-biohazard system, individuals ... Read More

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