What we do

Missouri Innovation Center provides unparalleled entrepreneurial support centered in Columbia, Missouri, and offers a wide range of services. Our resources propel your business through research and development towards product commercialization strategies. We offer state-of-the-art facilities, mentoring, access to world-class university research facilities and financing possibilities.

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Our Services


Our Life Science Business Incubator provides space near the University of Missouri with access to wet labs and shared equipment.


MIC offers business mentoring from our staff and a network of established advisors. Learn from other’s experiences.


The Mid-MO Tech Incubator provides funding and office space to help launch technology-based companies.


Through our network of relationships, we connect you with investors, service providers, business partners, and customers.

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The Incubator

MIC operates the MU Life Science Business Incubator at Monsanto Place, which offers biomedical and life science wet labs and engineering (including software) suites for startup companies. MIC counselors reside at the business incubator and offer ongoing mentoring services and technology commercialization assistance as described above.

The Mid-MO Tech Incubator

MIC launched the Mid-MO Tech Incubator in 2016 to provide space and facilities for over 20 new technology related start up companies. We build out our last remaining shell space into state-of-the-art offices for companies that want to improve the world.

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Missouri Innovation Center has partnered with an entrepreneurial support system within Columbia to provide access to a variety of support options.

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Missouri Innovation Center Awarded MOBEC Operations Grant from Missouri Technology Corporation

COLUMBIA, MO – The Missouri Innovation Center (MIC) is honored to be among the eight recipients of the most recently awarded funding through the Missouri Building Entrepreneurial Capacity (MOBEC) grant program by the Missouri Technology Corporation (MTC).  As part of MTC’s initiative to enhance Missouri’s innovation economy and entrepreneurial capacity, the MOBEC grant program targets…

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Missouri Innovation Center Receives MTC Physical Infrastructure Grant

The Missouri Innovation Center (MIC) is proud to be awarded one of six Missouri Technology Corporation (MTC) Physical Infrastructure Grants. MIC, in collaboration with the University of Missouri, manages and operates the MU Life Science Business Incubator. As Central Missouri’s only provider of wet labs and full-cycle, life science commercialization services available to high-growth ventures,…

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1601 S. Providence Rd
Columbia, MO 65211-3460