Columbia/Jefferson City Region

Energy Solutions in Missouri: Powering the Space Program, the Military, & the Future

Missouri is home to leading developers and producers of batteries for the defense, space, automotive, and consumer industries. Our batteries power NASA’s space program, including NASA’s InSight Lander, which is currently ... Read More

Missouri: The Center of Advanced Manufacturing Excellence

What do the best-selling trucks and vans in the U.S. have in common with fighter jets? They are all made right here in Missouri! Missouri is a center for advanced manufacturing ... Read More

British Agritech Innovators See Tremendous Opportunity in Missouri despite COVID-19

In February 2020, the Ag Coast of America welcomed a delegation of scientists, entrepreneurs and business leaders from Agri-TechE, one of the premiere agriculture technology associations in the United Kingdom (UK), ... 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 Getting Back to Business Under First Phase of “Show Me Strong Recovery” Plan

On April 27, Missouri Governor Mike Parson announced the first phase of the “Show Me Strong Recovery” Plan outlining how Missouri will reopen economic and social activity following the COVID-19 pandemic. ... 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

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

Four Missouri Companies Named Among 100 Best Companies to Work For

Four Missouri companies have been named among the “100 Best Companies to Work For,” by Fortune Magazine. Edward Jones (7th), Veterans United Home Loans (17th), Burns & McDonnell (65th), and World ... Read More

Food Solutions Company Expands, Brings New Jobs To Missouri

Plumrose USA, a prepared foods and packaged meat company providing high-quality protein products throughout the United States, is planning to build a new bacon facility that will produce ready-to-eat, fully cooked ... Read More

Missouri Companies Rank Among Best Workplaces for Millennials

Edward Jones, Veteran’s United Home Loans, and World Wide Technology were recently ranked among the “Best Workplaces for Millennials,” by Great Place to Work. Edward Jones, based in St. Louis, Missouri, ... Read More