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

T-REX

A collaborative effort between several economic development agencies based in St. Louis, Missouri, T-REX is a nonprofit technology incubator, co-working space and innovation conference center, designed to attract talent, create jobs and build density in downtown St. Louis.

About


Services

Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting, Development and Review
  • Demographic/Census Data
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Forming a Business
  • Market Plan Development
  • Market Research

Buying or Selling a Business

  • Valuation

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Obtaining Debt Funding
  • Obtaining Equity Funding
  • Technology Grants

Internship Programs and Student Services

  • Internship Program
  • Student Research Projects
  • Youth Entrepreneurship Education

Legal Services

  • Contract Review
  • Forming a Business
  • Patent Seminars
  • Patent, Trademark & Copyright Information

Mentoring

  • Formal Mentoring Programs
  • One-on-One Counseling
  • Peer Mentoring

Networking Organizations

  • Demographically Based
  • Geographically Based
  • Industry Specific
  • International Trade
  • Small Business/General

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

  • Accelerators
  • Conference/Meeting and Event Space
  • Coworking Space
  • Incubator Space
  • Office Space
  • Site Location

Product Development

  • Patent Information
  • Product Assembly and Packaging
  • Product Design and Development
  • Prototype Development

Starting a Business

  • Feasibility Studies
  • Forming a Business
  • Home-Based Business Training
  • Site Location
  • Startup Business Counseling
  • Startup Classes

Technical Assistance

  • Technology Transfer
  • Website Development

Training

  • Startup Classes
Primary ContactKathleen Bauer
Addresss911 Washington Avenue
Suite 501
Saint Louis, MO 63101
Phone(314) 241-7500