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

Northland CAPS

Northland CAPS students use business standard software, equipment and employer mentorship to solve real world problems for entrepreneurs and business owners.


Northland CAPS provides high school students with the opportunity to gain real world, hands-on work experience in professional work environments that relate to their academic and career interest. Students are fully immersed in a profession-based learning approach and are able work with businesses by assisting with meaningful projects.

If you already have an idea for a project you can just submit the REQUEST and we can follow up with you on next steps.

Maybe you are not sure or have questions just SCHEDULE a call or email me and I would be happy to work this through with you.

If you are interested in providing an internship opportunity for our students, you can fill out the internship request form at



Business Planning

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

Internship Programs and Student Services

  • Internship Program
  • Student Marketing Projects
  • Student Research Projects
  • Youth Entrepreneurship Education

Manufacturing, High Tech, Life Sciences Development

  • Manufacturing Development


  • Advertising/Brochure Design
  • Demographics/Census Data
  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Market Plan Development and Training
  • Market Research
  • Student Marketing Projects
  • Website Development
Primary ContactAllison Clemens
Address2000 NE 46th St
Kansas City, MO 64116
Phone(816) 805-6369
Fax(816) 413-5005