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

Trails Regional Library Knob Noster Branch

The Trails Regional Library - Knob Noster Branch provides business resources including business databases to assist entrepreneurs and small business owners with market research.


Trails Regional Library has 8 branch locations serving residents of Johnson, Lafayette and surrounding counties. We offer a host of online tools that users may access from the library or remotely.


Business Planning

  • Demographic/Census Data

Libraries and Research Organizations

  • Business Research Resources
  • Demographic/Census Data
  • Industry Specific Research/Expertise


  • Demographics/Census Data
Primary ContactLaura Parent
AddressKnob Noster, MO 65336
Phone(660) 563-2997