Business Directory

  • Emergent Biosolutions
    (517) 489-5172

    As a global specialty pharmaceutical company, Emergent offers specialized products to healthcare providers and governments to address medical needs and emerging health threats.

  • Oxiteno
    (281) 909-7651

    A multinational chemical company with a global presence. Our operations are guided by our concern for people and the environment, in addition to an ongoing desire to innovate and to make people’s lives easier, helping create a world that is a better place to live. We believe in the evolution of the world through chemistry.

    A leader in surfactants and specialty chemicals in Latin America, Oxiteno offers solutions for the Agrochemicals, Home Care and I&I, Oil & Gas, Paints & Coatings, Performance Product and Personal Care markets.

  • SciGenesis
    (601) 818-0612

    Our specialty is creating, combining and integrating numerous technologies to impart multi-functional properties to cosmetics and textiles. The goal is to protect war fighters, workers and recreationists from the environmental elements.

    Under development is a flame retardant, heat reflective and insect repellant, camouflage face paint to protect soldiers, woodland firefighters and all first responders. Translations of these technologies are being harnessed to create cost-effective flame retardant fabrics and a long-acting insect repellant.

    Located in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, SciGenesis is dedicated to expanding science and technology infrastructure in the South. Through strong collaborations with government, academic and local business partners, SciGenesis continues to bolster scientific development opportunities.

  • Reactive Surfaces
    (512) 472-8282

    Reactive Surfaces adds functionality to paints and coatings, “bringing them to life.”

    Initially, our bioengineered additives were designed for decontamination and remediation of chemical and biological threat agents. Today, RSL is developing enzyme- and peptide-based additives for self-cleaning surfaces, biocidal surfaces, mold-inhibiting surfaces, deodorizing surfaces, textiles with reactive coatings, self-healing coatings and catalytic column coatings for liquid and gaseous waste-stream decontamination.

  • Bac Yeast
    (601) 550-1978

    Bac Yeast is here to aid in the many local and regional breweries that are getting underway. It is our goal to help every brewer - home or professional in their efforts in fermentation science. Our mission is to be there for the breweries on all your science needs so that you can focus on brewing and purchasing more fermenters.

  • CornBoard Manufacturing
    (972) 832-8099

    We are dedicated to sustainable practices. We are passionate about taking biomass residue and manufacturing a wood alternative that can be used in thousands of applications. Our processes and systems are designed with the goal of minimizing the utilization of petroleum based fuels and resins. We actively seek to create and establish innovative and industry-defining practices to reduce the consumption of our natural resources.

  • Texon
    (832) 214-9234

    With headquarters in Houston, Texas, Texon does business across the continental U.S. and has begun introducing butane blending expertise into the international marketplace. Texon was founded in 1989 with a mission to be the best service provider in our industry.

  • Mississippi Polymer Institute
    (601) 266-4607

    MPI is a non-profit industrial outreach arm that serves to foster business growth. It was born out of the School of Polymers & High Performance Materials and is sponsored by The University of Southern Mississippi.

    MPI strives to put the customer first and provide an environment that provides assistance to the entire advanced-material ecosystem. This starts at student outreach activities to increase interest and participation, then more advanced contributions to support product conceptualization-to-commercialization to grow businesses. At later stages this involves troubleshooting manufacturing issues and providing workforce training that enables companies to achieve new sustainable goals.

    MPI's capabilities include but are not limited to several aspects of material science: polymer synthesis, composite manufacturing, testing, compounding, extruding, molding, design, CAD modeling, 3D printing, workforce training, and educational outreach.

    In addition to serving industry with dedicated staff, laboratories, and equipment, MPI leverages resources with the School of Polymers and High-Performance Materials when highly specialized knowledge or equipment benefits customers.

  • Accelerator
    (601) 266-5130

    Our mission is to drive economic development through technology innovation and commercialization. We serve business as an innovation center for accelerated technologies development, scale-up, market validation, manufacturing and commercialization--all under the same roof. We foster entrepreneurship and job creation through the acceleration of new business formation, growth and viability.

    We want our clients to invest in their intellectual capital and their people. Our innovative approach involves a unique combination of a full-service 60,000-square-foot facility, including private offices and laboratories, a high throughput formulation science lab and a pilot plant, along with world-class expertise in complete product development and commercialization. Clients have access to state-of-the-art equipment and amenities without the tremendous overhead.

  • Kopis Mobile
    (979) 219-7064

    Kopis Mobile has been designing and manufacturing apps and app-enabled equipment for the DoD, law enforcement and private security markets since 2013. We are experts in most types of software development including mobile, embedded, desktop and server software. Our team also has decades of experience in hardware development, particularly PCB and electrical design, mechanical design and rapid prototype development.