Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Client Directory

Some Helix Clients Include

AgIdea USA – The right intersection between science and business to help ag companies make best decisions around their pre-commercial technologies.


Plastomics – A biotechnology startup using chloroplast genetic engineering to develop the next generation of high performing crops


CoverCress Inc. – A productive winter crop that also covers and protects open soil between corn and soy bean crops. It produces an oilseed crop for food, bioenergy and cattle feed.


Yield Lab – Focus on cultivating AgTech solutions for a more sustainable future while providing powerful investments, strategics partnerships, and offering future opportunities.



Cicadea BioTech– Provides custom PCR testing strategies and services for microbe detection and gene detection. We also serve as a Contract Research Organization for corporate and government clients.


Intact Genomics – Provides high-quality reagents and kits for life science researches.  They also provide large DNA fragment cloning related services, to help scientists explore the genome structure and function of microorganisms, plants, animals, and humans.


Hjelle Advisors – Hjelle Advisors is the global leader in regulatory affairs and sciences consulting in the fields of agricultural biotechnology, biofuel, fumigants and food ingredients. They secure first-approvals for pioneering scientific innovations throughout key North and South American, Asian and European markets.


Microbe Inotech Laboratories, Inc. -Microbe Inotech operates the Helix Center Core Laboratory, which is a service function for all lab tenants in the business incubator.  They are a full service microbiological lab with five distinct divisions: Environmental, Food Safety and Agricultural, biotechnological and industrial, as well as pharmaceutical and governmental areas.



Some Lemay Clients Include

St. Louis Teacher’s Recycle Center –  A nonprofit organization dedicated to keeping creative materials and reusable resources out of landfills and putting them in the hands of children, teachers, artists and others for creative and intellectual development.

STL Engineering – Specializes in providing engineering consulting services for heavy industrial facilities in the mineral processing, mining, utility, metals, chemical, petroleum, and manufacturing industries.

Some Wellston Clients Include

Phillips Concrete Services – On a mission to be the preferred supplier of ready-mixed concrete in the St. Louis metropolitan area and provide customers with the highest quality products and materials available on the market. Committed to delivering quality products safely and efficiently, ensuring your project stays on time and on budget.

Synergy Construction Group – Provides quality products, labor and management to the construction industry with services such as excavation, underground utility, construction management & planning, and commercial & home energy upgrades.

Clean-Tek – A janitorial, cleaning and flooring contracting company providing services to private industries, as well as local, state and federal government entities. Established an excellent support arm to large and small businesses seeking to subcontract their janitorial services; or companies desiring to restore or rejuvenate existing flooring.

Metropolitan Training Alliance – A regional 501 (c)3 non-profit training organization that is incorporated to do business in Missouri and Illinois. Its training certifications include the U.S. Department of Labor Apprenticeship Registration and Training Program, National Building Performance Institute, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the National Safety Council.

 Saint Louis United Home Healthcare – Provides compassionate personal care to individuals with disabilities. By being innovative, it offers assistance crucial to enabling patients to live their daily lives independently and with dignity.