900 Innovation Drive
Rolla, MO 65401
Phone: (573) 341-4690
Fax: (573) 341-6579
The mission of the Missouri S&T Office of Sponsored Programs is to enhance and facilitate University research and external funding by providing services, in a timely and professional manner, to all persons involved with sponsored program activities.
The University of Missouri Extension is a partnership of the University of Missouri campuses, Lincoln University, the people of Missouri through county extension councils, and the Cooperative State Research, Education and Extension Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Using science-based knowledge, University of Missouri Extension engages people to understand change, solve problems and make informed decisions.
A partnership between Missouri S&T and University of Missouri Extension, the Missouri Small Business and Technology Business Development Centers (MO SBTDC) provides information, training and business counseling to the University's faculty and students, Missouri entrepreneurs, and small business owners and managers located in the south central region of Missouri. Funded in part by a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.
Contact: Keith Strassner, (573) 341-6725
The Missouri S&T Missouri Federal and State Technology (MoFAST) Partnership Center provides information, training, and counseling about the federal R&D grants program to the University's faculty and Missouri's entrepreneurs interested in pursuing and obtaining SBIR funding for new product development.
Contact: Malcolm Townes, (573) 341-7616
The Missouri Missouri Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (MO PTAC) provides information, training, and counseling about the federal, state, and local procurement opportunities Missouri's small business interested in pursuing and obtaining business contracts
Contact: Mary Love, (417) 836-5680
Missouri S&T is intensely interested in research and economic development that is possible through the local Army installation, Fort Leonard Wood. The Fort is located about 30 miles west of Rolla on Interstate 44. The post is home to the US Army Engineer School, the Military Police School and the Chemical School. The liaison office is at the University of Missouri Research Park at Fort Leonard Wood.
Contact: Steve Tupper, (573) 329-8515
Leonard Wood Institute [website]
The Leonard Wood Institute or "LWI" is a not-for-profit, tax-exempt organization and was formed to support the development, transfer and utilization of new technologies developed or provided in Missouri that have applicability to the U.S. Army's mission at Fort Leonard Wood and to the technology needs of the Department of Defense on a world-wide basis.
Contact: Joe Driskell, (573) 329-8502
Meramec Regional Planning Commission [website]
Formed in 1969, MRPC is a voluntary council of governments serving Crawford, Dent, Gasconade, Maries, Osage, Phelps, Pulaski and Washington counties and their respective cities. A professional staff of 27, directed by the MRPC board, offers technical assistance and services, such as grant preparation and administration, housing assistance, transportation planning, environmental planning, ordinance codification, business loans and other services to member communities.
Contact: Shannon Beck, (573) 265-2993
Missouri Department of Economic Development [website]
The Missouri Department of Economic Development is dedicated to increasing the wealth of Missouri manufacturers and technology-based business ventures by improving their ability to compete in a global economy.
Missouri Enterprise [website]
Missouri Enterprise is a nonprofit corporation dedicated to building Missouri business one success at a time.
Contact: Rick Prugh, (573) 308-7581
Missouri Technology Corporation [website]
The MTC is charged by law with being a focal point for creating better ways Missouri businesses can interface with universities in order to solve technical and productivity issues; for bringing more research funding and emphasis to Missouri universities, especially involving the life sciences, information technology and advanced manufacturing; and for creating and managing a system to transfer new discoveries into the marketplace in order to create companies and jobs.
A partnership between University of Missouri Extension and Phelps County provides business training and counseling to small business and entrepreneurs in a five county in Missouri's south central region.
Contact: (573) 458-6260
The Rolla Regional Economic Commission interacts with key business, government, and institutional leaders as well as economic and community developers throughout the region.
Contact: Cyndra Lorey, (573) 201-3772
Constant Contact, Inc. [website]
Constant Contact, Inc. helps small businesses, associations, and non-profits connect with their customers, clients, and members by providing them with easy and affordable tools to build successful, lasting customer relationships. Constant Contact's leading email marketing, online survey and event marketing tools—supported by its expert personal coaching and support—help all types of small businesses and organizations create professional-looking email newsletters and insightful online surveys and begin a dialogue with their customers. More than 450,000 customers worldwide trust Constant Contact to help them connect with their audience. Constant Contact supports the SBDC program by providing free accounts to SBDCs and discounts to SBDC clients.
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