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Industry Partnerships and Engagement

MU provides idea, connections and skills to help our industry partners maintain a competitive advantage.

Your Contacts

Photo of Roy Hartline Roy Hartline
Executive Director of Industry Partnerships and Engagement
Photo of Megan Jahnsen Megan Jahnsen
Director of Industry Partnerships and Engagement

What We Offer

  • Expertise: Work with MU faculty consultants or partner with them on joint research and development projects.
  • Innovations: License and leverage technologies developed at MU.
  • State-of-the-art instrumentation: Use specialized equipment at MU research centers focused on animal modeling, cell and immunobiology, DNA, informatics, metabolomics, molecular cytology, nuclear magnetic resonance, proteomics and more.
  • Research and business infrastructure: Grow your business or invest in a new one at the MU Life Science Business Incubator and numerous university research parks.
  • Educational opportunities: Hire MU student interns or educate your employees through one of MU's many training programs.
  • Workforce supply: Recruit new graduates or seasoned candidates from MU's family of 317,000+ alumni.

The Company We Keep

Mizzou is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), an organization composed of 62 leading institutions that earn the majority of competitively awarded federal funding for research that improves health, addresses national challenges and contributes significantly to America’s economic strength.

What Sets Us Apart

MU is one of only a handful of public institutions nationwide that can claim a medical school, a veterinary medicine college and a law school on the same campus. Faculty and students also have immediate access to agriculture, engineering and 13 other colleges and schools; the largest nuclear research reactor on any American campus; the only National Institutes of Health-funded university rat and swine centers in the country; and one of three NIH-funded mouse centers.