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A product developed at MU could revolutionize the aesthetic medicine market.
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MU Awards Six Grants to Advance Biomedical Discoveries

Coulter program pairs physicians and engineers to develop new health technologies
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EMCI Enters Joint Venture with Cardioptimus

EMCI is proud to announce a new joint venture with Columbia, MO based Cardioptimus, a medical device company engendered from the University of Missouri BioDesign and Innovation Program.
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Taking Innovations from the University to the Marketplace

EternoGen, LLC. raises over $1 million since initial UM System investment, opens new offices in St. Louis and Stockholm.
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MU-Backed Company Announces Milestone

EternoGen announced Tuesday its closure on $1.065 million in financing. The Enterprise Investment Program, a Missouri University System program, invested $200,000 in Eternogen in February of 2012.
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UM System to Invest up to $600,000 in Two Start-up Ventures

EternoGen and HLB Horizons, LLC. were announced as the first start-up companies to receive competitive funding from the Enterprise Investment Program.
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MU Researchers Get Grant to Help Start-Up Companies

Two MU researchers received $600,000 in grants Thursday from the new University of Missouri System Enterprise Investment Program. The new program has $2.8 million to invest in start-up companies, with no single project receiving more than $500,000.
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MU Signs $5 Million Agreement with Coulter Foundation

Translational research to focus on commercializing biomedical discoveries.
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Innovative Intellectuals

MU's Biodesign and Innovation fellowship produces business-savvy inventors who are poised to improve medical care and spur economic development.
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Biodesign Fellow featured in VOX Magazine

Vox asked Columbians to nominate the artists, athletes, entrepreneurs and other gifted locals who are shaking up CoMo's status quo. MUBIP's very own Rebecca Rone was selected as one of Columbia's 30 under 30! Check it out!
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"Spirit of Entrepreneurship"

For the second year in a row, PEDC participated in the annual Rice University Business Plan Competition, the world's largest and richest event of its kind. We awarded a "Spirit of Entrepreneurship" prize to Adroit Motion, LLC, a new medical device start-up company affiliated with the University of Missouri.
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Startups highlight teamwork

MU teams bring talents to bear.
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MU graduate student team wins NASA award

The laparoscopic device, designed by several members of MU's Biodesign Innovation Program in 2008 with Snow's help, was the foundation for Sifuentes and Snow's company, Adroit Motion.
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