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

Pioneer Trails Regional Planning Commission

Pioneer Trails Regional Planning Commission provides comprehensive planning, land use planning, mapping services, grant writing, project development, environmental services and transportation analysis.


Pioneer Trails Regional Planning Commission is comprised of local governments within the four-county region of Johnson, Lafayette, Saline and Pettis. The commission provides the following professional planning and technical assistance to businesses within those counties: - comprehensive land use planning - mapping (GIS) services - grant writing - economic development - environmental services - solid waste services - transportation analysis


Economic and Site Development

  • Environmental Compliance
  • Site Location Assistance

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Obtaining Government Funding

Legal Services

  • Environmental Compliance


  • Demographics/Census Data

Starting a Business

  • Site Location
Primary ContactNorman Lucas
AddressConcordia, MO 64020
Phone(660) 463-7934