The UMKC Innovation Center is a vital hub for developing connections between the university and the community to create entrepreneurial opportunities and growth within our region and across the country. Through education, counseling and access to resources, students, faculty and community-based clients are able to hone their business basics, evaluate commercialization opportunities and connect with the right resources. Specializing in technology commercialization, the Innovation Center delivers tools and support to aspiring and existing business owners resulting in increased jobs for the communities it serves. Led by director Maria Meyers, the center offers a unique suite of high-impact interconnecting programs: Digital Sandbox, KCSourceLink, Missouri Procurement Technical Assistance (PTAC), MOSourceLink, ScaleUP! Kansas City, Small Business & Technology Development Center (SBTDC), SourceLink®, and Whiteboard2Boardroom
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