Research Support

MTC serves as the administrator for two important programs that work to increase the research capacity of Missouri’s universities and research institutes.

Research Alliance of Missouri (RAM) 
The Mission of RAM is to improve the well-being of Missourians through increased research productivity and technology innovation within Missouri universities; to promote economic development through increased collaborative efforts between the academic and business sectors; and to provide greater access of Missouri businesses to university-derived technologies.

Missouri Life Sciences Research Board (MLSRB) and Trust Fund
The mission of the Life Sciences Research Board and Trust Fund is to enhance research capacity in life sciences and to transform life sciences research into commercial opportunities.