Portfolio Companies



Traxxsson is developing proprietary molecular tests to diagnose and track diseases after diagnosis.  These assays are targeted to allow clinicians to tailor therapeutics for each patient, and  monitor treatment for success.



PharmaRen is a chemical-based pharmaceutical startup. Their focus is on the design, synthesis and manufacturing of complex synthetic molecules for the injectable cytotoxic generic market. They are also developing a class of innovative, heparin-like drug candidates with the potential of effective treatments for cancers and central nervous system diseases.



EKG Life Science Solutions is a contract analytical laboratory and solution provider to the regulated Life Science communities of Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Development. Their work includes “impurity identification, extractable/leachable programs, contaminant identification, characterization analyses and method development/optimization/validation”.

St. Louis Medical DevicesSt. Louis Medical Devices

St. Louis Medical Devices, Inc. is working to commercialize a novel non-invasive glucose monitoring device developed by a University of Missouri – St. Louis researcher.    Contact President and CEO George Chen for more information: slmdinc.info@gmail.com


Missouri Institute of Mental Health


Missouri Institute of Mental Health (MIMH) is dedicated to providing research, community outreach, continuing education, evaluation, policy and training expertise to the Missouri Department of Mental Health, other state agencies, service provider agencies, and other organizations and individuals seeking information related to mental health and other related policy areas.