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
UMKC Innovation Center

FabLab MCC-Business & Technology

FabLab is a resource for individuals to access tools, technology and training. The lab is filled with machines that allow members to design and fabricate many different concepts into working prototypes.

About

MCC-Business & Technology FabLab is a resource for students, entrepreneurs and community members to access tools, technology and training. FabLab is a laboratory filled with high-tech machines and tools that allow members to design, develop and fabricate many different concepts into working prototypes. 

FabLab Equipment:

  • CNC Router capable of cutting full 4’x8’ sheets of plywood, foam, plastics and some metals.
  • Woodworking - table saw, miter saw, panel saw, router, jointer, disk/belt sander, band saw, and scroll saw.
  • Metalworking- mill, lathe and drill press
  • Hydraulic tube/pipe bender with up to a 10” break.
  • Iron worker for shearing up to 1/4" steel plate, rod and angle.  Includes a punch with multiple hole sizes.
  • CNC Plasma cutter
  • MIG Welder
  • Laser cutter/engraver
  • 3d printers- Dimension/Fortis (ABS), Objet Alaris (resin), Zcorp (powder) color print capable
  • 3d scanner
  • CADD workstations and software- AutoCAD, Inventor, Solidworks, Rhinoceros and VCarve Pro
  • And More!

Services

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

  • Maker Space

Product Development

  • Patent Information
  • Product Design and Development
  • Prototype Development

Training

  • Health and Safety Training
  • Trade Education and Training
Primary ContactJennifer Dec
Address1775 Universal Ave
Kansas City, MO 64120
Phone(816) 604-5602