Missouri Business Development Program
Working with MU offers the ability to reduce your company’s overhead while simultaneously gaining access to state-of-the-art facilities and significant knowledge and experience from our faculty and students. With a wide range of ideas, technologies and products to be discovered, considered and invented, Mizzou Engineering offers several key collaborative programs and centers:
Missouri Small Business and Technology Development Center
Missouri Small Business and Technology Development Center (MO SBTDC) is a partnership among the U.S. Small Business Administration, University of Missouri Extension, Missouri state universities, Missouri Department of Economic Development and its partners to bring government research and development awards to your small business.
Small Business Innovation Research Program (SBIR)
Small Business Innovation Research Program (SBIR) is a highly competitive program that encourages small business to explore their technological potential and provides the incentive to profit from its commercialization. By including qualified small businesses in the nation’s R&D arena, high-tech innovation is stimulated and the United States gains entrepreneurial spirit as it meets its specific research and development needs.
Technical Assistance Program
Small Business Technology Transfer
Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) has awards available that will provide you money to develop and potentially commercialize your innovations.
The Missouri Procurement Technical Assistance Centers
The Missouri Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (MO PTAC) assist businesses of a variety of sizes and backgrounds in obtaining federal, state and local government contracts.