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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WE ARE HIRING! Exciting Job Opportunity with MIC

The Missouri Innovation Center is searching for our next VP/COO.  The primary purpose of this position is to manage two departments, the MU Life Science Business Incubator and the incubation/technology commercialization programs delivered by MIC.  Tasks includes operational and fiscal responsibility for a 33,000 sq. ft. lab/office facility and supervision of two full-time staff positions….

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MU publishes an article featuring MIC clients

Hatching high-growth ventures Mizzou researchers and alumni are working with the Missouri Innovation Center to cultivate and advance their startups. The University of Missouri is fostering high-growth ventures by leveraging the Missouri Innovation Center to support researchers and alumni in transforming their academic discoveries into commercial successes. With a focus on creating startups that bridge…

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Contact Information


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1601 S. Providence Rd
Columbia, MO 65211-3460