2 tenants join ITE incubator

Retectix and Onshore Outsourcing recently moved into UMSL’s Innovative Technology Enterprises, an incubator for startup companies. (Photo by August Jennewein)

A University of Missouri–St. Louis incubator for startup companies continues to grow, with the addition of two new tenants.

Retectix and Onshore Outsourcing recently moved into UMSL’s Innovative Technology Enterprises, which brings the ITE tenant count to eight.

Retectix is a medical device company that specializes in the development of nanofabricated surgical materials. The company plans to launch its first product, a surgical mesh used by neurosurgeons, next year.

Onshore Outsourcing is an information technology services company with an emphasis on keeping jobs in the United States.

The companies were recently profiled by the St. Louis Business Journal. An article about Onshore Outsourcing ran Sept. 24, and an article about Retectix ran on Sept. 26.

Innovative Technology Enterprises at UMSL supports innovation in high-growth fields including information technology and life sciences, providing the physical, mentoring, business development and computational resources required for startup companies to grow.

Featuring wet and dry labs and a high-performance computing center staffed by onsite scientists, ITE provides the expertise to help startups in a variety of technical fields. It also solves fundamental research and business development issues, including those that require sophisticated computational resources. ITE is located at 4633 World Parkway Circle in St. Louis County.


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