Screen-Shot-2015-07-23-at-1.06.51-PMUniversity of Missouri’s Chancellor Loftin discussed expansion plans for the Life Science Business Incubator in an interview for the July 24, 2015 issue of Columbia Business Times. In the interview, Loftin notes that “The incubator is maxed out right now in the wet labs.” He listed his goals to “expand the reach of the incubator beyond the traditional life sciences” and “expand the incubator … to support more traditional life science programming.” Missouri Innovation Center is creating the Digital Venturing Center to support the creation of software and internet-related businesses. And, planning is underway on an expansion of the MU Life Science Business Incubator at Monsanto Place that will triple the wet lab capacity.

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Bill is CEO of the Missouri Innovation Center in Columbia, MO. With over 30 years of experience as a serial entrepreneur in Texas and California, Bill moved back to Columbia in 2014 to share his experience with promising entrepreneurs and build on the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Mid Missouri.