Established in 2006, Missouri Rural Enterprise and Innovation Center is a non-profit innovation center located in Kirksville, Missouri. MREIC is dedicated to the needs of entrepreneurs in Northeast Missouri. Its primary focus is to enhance entrepreneurship by providing a supportive infrastructure for entrepreneurs, allowing them to enhance their capabilities, broaden their networks and successfully grow their companies. MREIC's location near Truman State University and A.T. Still University allows the center to focus on available University resources to generate new ventures; including innovations in healthy aging and information intensive technologies. MREIC's services are available to all entrepreneurs. MREIC currently is supporting the start-up of client ventures with products ranging from food innovations to construction components to products with military applications to those for information-sensitive security systems.