Miner Tank fuels student innovation

Five of the seven proposals to receive innovation funding this academic year were from students.

From a proposal to create synthetic amino acids to help meth babies recover from addiction to the design of a new type of robotic joint to simplify complex movements, some inventive ideas of several Missouri University of Science and Technology students are a step closer to reality thanks to the university’s Miner Tank project. [Read more…]

Missouri S&T receives grant to grow entrepreneurship programs

For the second year in a row, Missouri University of Science and Technology has been awarded a faculty development grant from VentureWell to incorporate innovation and entrepreneurship into undergraduate engineering education.  [Read more…]

Five Missouri S&T students selected for UM System Entrepreneurial Scholars and Interns Program

advancing-mo-logo-345Five Missouri University of Science and Technology students have been selected for the inaugural class of the University of Missouri System Entrepreneurial Scholars and Interns Program. A total of 15 students from the four UM System campuses were selected.

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New service helps local entrepreneurs raise capital

ROLLA, Mo. – The office of technology transfer and economic development at Missouri University of Science and Technology is launching a new service to help entrepreneurs in the Rolla area raise capital.
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Alumni-founded startup expands to Innovation Park

A St. Louis company founded by Missouri University of Science and Technology graduates while they were still students is expanding to Rolla. [Read more…]

UMR speaker to tell the truth about starting a business: You have to be a little crazy

Barry Moltz, an internationally recognized speaker and member of the Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame, will deliver a keynote address to kick off National Entrepreneur Week at the University of Missouri-Rolla at noon on Monday, Feb. 26. 

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A MySpace for the mobile generation

UMR student-entrepreneur Benjamin Roodman is going mobile with the launch of a social networking service that integrates the Internet with cellular telephone technology.

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Workshop designed to help those interested in starting a business

The Center for Entrepreneurship and Outreach at the University of Missouri-Rolla is planning a three-hour workshop designed to help people who are thinking about a new business venture. The workshop will take place from 3-6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 31, at the Rolla Area Chamber of Commerce, 1301 Kingshighway.

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Free seminar focuses on funds for research and development

Learn how to obtain federal research and development funding by attending a free seminar, “Funding Technology Development,” from 4:30-5:30 p.m. Aug. 9 at the Meramec Regional Planning Commission, 4 Industrial Drive, St. James, Mo.

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Ty Cobb: Global entrepreneurship

Related to one of baseball’s fiercest competitors, Ty Cobb has the drive to succeed in his blood.

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