The Economic and Business Engagement Center staff and Southeast Missouri State University faculty collaborate to provide research and analysis to a wide range of projects and initiatives. Several of these projects have earned awards and recognition, including the National Association of Development Organizations Innovation Award. These projects have also helped numerous organizations in securing grant funds based on the findings.

ENTREPRENEURSHIP ASSESSMENTS

Provides detailed insight and understanding of what each rural Missouri region’s main strengths, challenges, and opportunities are in relation to fostering a stronger entrepreneurial ecosystem.

FEASIBILITY STUDIES

Provides businesses and communities with a solid basis for judging the viability of a proposed project beforehand saving them time, money, and resources.

RETAIL TRADE ANALYSES

Informs communities about their local sales, help them assess their strengths and weaknesses, and compare their sales to other similar communities in their region.

Bootheel Agriculture Technology Feasibility Study

Bootheel Agriculture Technology Feasibility Study

Meramec RPC Regional Entrepreneurship Assessment & Strategy

Meramec RPC Regional Entrepreneurship Assessment & Strategy

Boonslick RPC Regional Entrepreneurship Assessment & Strategy

Boonslick RPC Regional Entrepreneurship Assessment & Strategy

South Central Ozark Council of Governments Regional Entrepreneurship Assessment & Strategy

South Central Ozark Council of Governments Regional Entrepreneurship Assessment & Strategy

Northwest Regional Council of Governments Regional Entrepreneurship Assessment & Strategy

Northwest Regional Council of Governments Regional Entrepreneurship Assessment & Strategy

Kennett Missouri Retail Trade Analysis

Kennett Missouri Retail Trade Analysis

Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri Regional Entrepreneurship Assessment & Strategy

Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri Regional Entrepreneurship Assessment & Strategy

Northeast Missouri RPC Regional Entrepreneurship Assessment & Strategy

Northeast Missouri RPC Regional Entrepreneurship Assessment & Strategy

Mo-Kan Regional Entrepreneurship Assessment & Strategy

Mo-Kan Regional Entrepreneurship Assessment & Strategy

Green Hills RPC Regional Entrepreneurship Assessment & Strategy

Green Hills RPC Regional Entrepreneurship Assessment & Strategy

Cape Girardeau Area Chamber of Commerce Regional Entrepreneurship Assessment & Strategy

Cape Girardeau Area Chamber of Commerce Regional Entrepreneurship Assessment & Strategy

Southeast Missouri RPC Regional Entrepreneurship Assessment & Strategy

Southeast Missouri RPC Regional Entrepreneurship Assessment & Strategy

Lake of The Ozarks Council of Local Governments Regional Entrepreneurship Assessment & Strategy

Lake of The Ozarks Council of Local Governments Regional Entrepreneurship Assessment & Strategy

Bootheel Regional Planning & Economic Development Commission Regional Entrepreneurship Assessment & Strategy 2014

Bootheel Regional Planning & Economic Development Commission Regional Entrepreneurship Assessment & Strategy 2014

Mo-Kan Creative Accelerator Feasibility Analysis Phase II November 2013

Mo-Kan Creative Accelerator Feasibility Analysis Phase II November 2013

Mo-Kan Creative Accelerator Feasibility Analysis Phase I August 2013

Mo-Kan Creative Accelerator Feasibility Analysis Phase I August 2013