The Research and Development Division provides technical support and coordination with staff and faculty that provide research and analysis to a wide range of projects and initiatives.  Recent projects have included the following:

  • Regional Entrepreneurship Assessments
  • Creative Accelerator Research and Analysis
  • Incubator Research and Reports
  • Cluster Analysis
  • Innovation Indicators
  • And other entrepreneurial assessments.

Jobs and Small BusinessesTransforming Community EconomiesCreative AcceleratorCreative AcceleratorBoonslick Regional Planning Commission

We also partner with the Center for Economic and Business Research on the campus of Southeast Missouri State University who provides in-depth economic analysis.

For more information, email us at:


920 Broadway

Economic and Business Engagement Center
One University Plaza, MS 0130
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701