ESM (DBA Stratum Nutrition) joins Jordan Valley Innovation Center as Corporate Affiliate Member

ESM Technologies (DBA Stratum Nutrition) is excited to announce that they are now a corporate affiliate member of the Jordan Valley Innovation Center (JVIC) located in Springfield, Mo.

“We are pleased to have ESM Technologies join our list of partners,” stated Allen Kunkel, associate vice president for economic development and director of JVIC. “ESM brings a different set of opportunities for JVIC, and their ties to the region and state are tremendous.”

ESM joins a list of corporate partners that includes: Brewer Science, Crosslink, Lockheed Martin Nanosystems and Mercy R&D . JVIC also works with a number of other local, national and international organizations on a variety of services and research activities.

“We are pleased to have become a corporate affiliate of JVIC and look forward to continuing our research and development collaboration with them over many years to come. We expect the expertise and specialized research facilities available from both JVIC and the other corporate affiliates to enhance and expand our efforts to develop and commercialize innovative, research-backed ingredients in human health and nutrition,” said Dr. Kevin J. Ruff, director of scientific and regulatory affairs for ESM/Stratum.

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About JVIC:
JVIC is a state-of-the-art, 75,000 sq. ft. specialized research, development and commercialization facility created by Missouri State University to bring together the expertise from the Center for Biomedical and Life Sciences, the Center for Applied Science and Engineering, and a variety of industry partners. JVIC was specifically created to foster a collaborative environment intended to accelerate research, product development and commercialization of innovative technologies with the added benefit of exposing students to a greater breadth of interdisciplinary educational experiences.

About Missouri State University:
Missouri State University is a public, comprehensive metropolitan system with a statewide mission in public affairs, whose purpose is to develop educated persons. The university’s identity is distinguished by its public affairs mission, which entails a campus-wide commitment to foster expertise and responsibility in ethical leadership, cultural competence and community engagement.