Founded in 1998, the Center for Emerging Technologies (CET) is the largest and oldest Innovation Center in Missouri. CET is nationally recognized for providing the infrastructure and resources needed for early-stage, high-growth companies in the fields of information technology, bioscience and consumer/manufactures products to innovate and thrive.

An affiliate of the Cortex Innovation Community since 2012, CET fills an important program role in the Cortex innovation district and broader St. Louis region. CET provides an 88,000 sq. ft. facility offering shared lab facilities, private wet and dry labs, production and shared office space, equipment, conference rooms and amenities.

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Center for Emerging Technologies (CET) Articles

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