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-College of Education-ED Collabitat

ED Collabitat is a state-of-the art education design center. We are reinventing professional learning (continuing education) experiences for practicing educators at all levels and in all settings. Our programs are built on the notion of professional creativity and intentional collaboration among individuals from diverse disciplines.

About

The ED Collabitat is a habitat for intentional collaborating. Our programming is driven by an interplay between perspectives informed by the learning sciences, art and design, and education innovators.

Services

Business Planning

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

Internship Programs and Student Services

  • Youth Entrepreneurship Education

Legal Services

  • Forming a Business

Mentoring

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

Networking Organizations

  • Demographically Based
  • Home Based
  • Industry Specific
  • Small Business/General

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

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

Product Development

  • Product Design and Development
  • Prototype Development

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • African-American Business
  • Women's Business Issues

Starting a Business

  • Feasibility Studies
  • Forming a Business
  • Startup Business Counseling
  • Startup Classes

Training

  • Startup Classes
Primary ContactDr. Kathleen Fink
AddresssOne University Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63121
Phone(314) 516-5332