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.
UMKC Innovation Center

ITE: Innovative Technology Enterprises at UMSL

ITE at UMSL is a university incubator designed for community as well as university technologies. With office and laboratory space, ITE offers the ideal environment for chemistry, life science, nanotechnology and IT companies.

About

ITE at UMSL is a university incubator designed for community as well as university technologies. With office and laboratory space, ITE offers the ideal environment for chemistry, life science, nanotechnology and IT companies.

Services Provided:

  • Advanced computing 
  • Access to broadband
  • Association with university faculty 
  • Access to a steady supply of undergraduate and graduate students
  • Access to benches, sinks, gas, vacuum, compressed air
  • Hazardous waste handling service
  • Support for fermentation and incubation projects

Services

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Obtaining Debt Funding
  • Obtaining Equity Funding
  • Obtaining Government Funding

Libraries and Research Organizations

  • Business Research Resources

Manufacturing, High Tech, Life Sciences Development

  • Commercialization
  • High Tech Development
  • Life Sciences Development
  • Wet Lab Incubator

Office, Incubator, Accelerator, Laboratory, Kitchen and Meeting Space

  • Conference/Meeting and Event Space
  • Incubator Space
  • Office Equipment and Furniture
  • Office Space

Product Development

  • Patent Information

Starting a Business

  • Business Research Resources

Technical Assistance

  • Commercialization
Primary ContactWilliam Lemon
Addresss4633 World Parkway Circle
Saint Louis, MO 63134
Phone(314) 824-2000
Fax(314) 516-6759