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Whiteboard2Boardroom connects entrepreneurs and businesses to technologies available for licensing.

Digital Sandbox KC provides early-stage proof-of-concept support for digital products.

Missouri Small Business & Technology Development Center provides technical assistance to startup and existing businesses.

ScaleUP! Kansas City helps businesses with revenues around $200K scale toward their first $1 million.

Missouri Procurement Technical Assistance Centers helps local businesses obtain government contracts.

KCInvestED helps investors learn more about investing in KC startups.

SourceLink® helps communities nationwide build vibrant and vital entrepreneurial ecosystems.
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I Have a Invent! Event (Part1)

Monday, January 11 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm • Organized By Skandalaris Center for Interdisciplinary Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Online Event


This unique event has been CUSTOMIZED by The Invent-ED Network Connection (The I.N.C.) in collaboration with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), Inventors Assoc. of St. Louis, and Washington Univ. Skandalaris Center for local inventors to advance them to the next stage of development and provide the education and tools needed to protect their ideas along the way.


Let's walk-through the Trademark application process!

Need to file a trademark yourself but don’t know how? Then, you don't want to miss this live walk-through of the trademark application process with an Attorney Advisor for Trademark Educational Outreach at the USPTO. The presentation will cover how to use the Trademark Electronic Application System (TEAS) and explain the various sections of each form.

Event Details 3:00 pm-4:25 pm

ONLINE- Register below to reserve your space and receive a ticket

Path to a Patent: How to draft provisional patent applications and become PATENT PENDING!

Stuck in limbo due to the pandemic? Not comfortable trusting or sharing information about your invention without IP protection? Concerned about having publicly disclosed your innovation within the past 12 months and need to become Patent Pending asap? Learn from USPTO experts the key differences between provisional and non-provisional patent applications, filing requirements and fees, the different ways available to file a provisional application, and more.

Event Details 4:30 pm-5:30 pm

ONLINE- Register below to reserve your space and receive ticket