When Nancy and Bob Heimann leave for work in the morning, they pour a cup of coffee and go no farther than their three-car garage.
In place of any vehicles, there are stainless steel tables and industrial equipment, surrounded by microscopes, computers and glass beakers.
The couple has lived in Columbia for more than 30 years, and combined, they hold more than 70 patents in the United States, Canada and Europe.
Their garage, located in northern Columbia on North Fall Creek Drive, is the prototype laboratory for Enginuity Worldwide, a company that Nancy Heimann created in 2008 that focuses on designing and implementing innovative technology. Read more on Columbia Missourian.