Technology Transfer and Economic Development is a function of the ORA and serves as the focal point for technology commercialization, entrepreneurship and economic development for UMSL. Our mission is to grow Missouri's economy by advancing technology commercialization, encouraging entrepreneurship and promoting business opportunities.

The Technology Transfer Office (TTO) works to identify commercializable technology resulting from research performed at UMSL; legally protect intellectual property, seek income for the University and UMSL inventors, enhance industrial relations and support regional economic development to benefit the public.

Services Provided

TTO Contact Information

Location: 341 Woods Hall, 1 University Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63121

Tamara Wilgers Director

Tamara Wilgers
Technology Transfer & Economic Development

Craig Weilbaecher

Craig Weilbaecher
Licensing Associate