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

University of Missouri–St. Louis - Technology Commercialization & Economic Development

The UMSL Technology Transfer Office helps faculty, staff and students commercialize their research discoveries and creative works through licensing to established companies or new ventures and guiding UMSL entrepreneurs in creating new ventures.

About

The UMSL Technology Transfer Office helps faculty, staff and students commercialize their research discoveries and creative works through licensing to established companies or new ventures and guiding UMSL entrepreneurs in creating new ventures to bring their discoveries to market.

Services

Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting, Development and Review
  • Forming a Business
  • Market Plan Development
  • Market Research

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Angel Investment Providers
  • Obtaining Government Funding
  • Technology Grants
  • Venture Capital Equity Providers

Legal Services

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

Manufacturing, High Tech, Life Sciences Development

  • Commercialization
  • Technology Transfer

Marketing/Sales

  • Identification/Research of Foreign Markets
  • Market Research

Regulatory Compliance

  • Government Requirements
  • Patent Information
  • Trademark and Copyright Information

Starting a Business

  • Startup Business Counseling

Technical Assistance

  • Commercialization
  • Technology Transfer
Primary ContactTamara Wilgers
Address341 Woods Hall
1 University Blvd.
Saint Louis, MO 63121
Phone(314) 516-6884