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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 [email protected] ... 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 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