UMKC Innovation Center partners with the university and the community to spark and sustain entrepreneurial efforts within our region and across the country.

KCSourceLink connects KC entrepreneurs to the right resource at the right time.

MOSourceLink connects Missouri entrepreneurs to the right resource at the right time.

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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Building a Stronger Workforce in Missouri

Thursday, March 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm • Organized By University of Missouri Extension - Central Office
Online Event


Building Partnerships for Recovery Friendly Workplaces (RFW)
Empowering businesses and employers to strengthen the workforce in Missouri through education and support opportunities.

Recovery Friendly Workplaces (RFW) foster a workplace culture that promotes employee safety, health, and well-being through strategies that provide support for managers and employees, including reducing stigma and providing recovery resources relating to the challenges surrounding substance use disorders.

Who Should Attend
All employers including small business, corporations, human resource managers, community leaders, and change agents.

Benefits of Participating

  • Learn more about what it means to be a Recovery Friendly Workplace
  • Connect with a network of businesses and organizations interested in creating healthy and safe work environments
  • Together we can impact the economy and workforce by supporting employees affected by substance use disorder and on a journey to recovery in the workplace.

Registration Information
Complete the online registration form to reserve your spot.
There is no fee to register.
Registration will close at 10 a.m. on March 18.

In partnership with

  • MU Extension
  • Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • Missouri Rural Health Association
  • Missouri Hospital Association

This work is supported by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Rural Opioids Technical Assistance Grants program {grant opportunity #: 1H79TI083259-01}