ESM Technologies joins Jordan Valley Innovation Center as Corporate Affiliate Member

JVICESM Technologies along with joint venture partner Stratum Nutrition are 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.

“ESM and Stratum are pleased that we 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 Technologies.


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 ESM Technologies

Located in Carthage, Mo., ESM Technologies researches, develops and manufactures high-quality branded nutritional supplement ingredients from a sustainable supply of USDA-inspected egg processing facilities. Working together with Stratum Nutrition, these egg-derived ingredients (NEM® and ESC®) along with a portfolio of other health-focused ingredients are commercialized and marketed to manufacturers of foods, beverages and dietary supplements.  All ingredients in the portfolio have published and ongoing research which contributes to the proprietary IP and brand uniqueness.  The research for each ingredient focuses on specific health conditions such as: bone and joint health, digestive health, immune health and/or cardiovascular health.

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.

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