Missouri S&T wins grant to help women, minority scientists become entrepreneurs

Missouri University of Science and Technology, in partnership with the University of Louisville and Indiana University, will be helping women and minority faculty, staff and student innovators improve their success in securing money to commercialize their inventions.

The National Science Foundation has awarded a $225,000 grant for a pilot program, called AWARE: ACCESS: Building Innovation Capacity through Diversity. The University of Louisville is the lead institution for the grant. [Read more…]

Three Missouri S&T projects earn UM System grants

The Technology Development Center. Photo by Sam O'Keefe/Missouri S&T.

The Technology Development Center.

A better way to reliably and comprehensively diagnose lesions caused by cancers, 3-D print flexible metal structures, and propel micro-satellites into space could all be a reality in the near future thanks to research funding from the University of Missouri System.

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Innovation Park building receives LEED certification

Missouri S&T's Technology Development Center is the first building in Innovation Park, a planned research park. Photos by Sam O'Keefe.

Missouri S&T’s Technology Development Center is the first building in Innovation Park, a planned research park. Photos by Sam O’Keefe.

Missouri University of Science and Technology’s Technology Development Center (TDC) was recently awarded LEED Silver Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. The LEED rating system is the foremost certification program for buildings, homes and communities that are designed, constructed, maintained and operated for improved environmental and human health performance.

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