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

The Device Labs

The Device Labs in Shawnee offers coworking and office spaces, engineering and rapid prototyping as well as professional services for every stage of business.


If you're looking for a community of engineers, educators, problem solvers and innovators, you've come to the right place. Whether you're trying to grow your business from the ground up or need an engineering firm to help take your manufacturing to the next level, The Device Labs can help. We specialize in rapid prototyping and development and offer state-of-the-art equipment and resources to deliver a professional product.

We're also proud to offer beautiful, furnished office and coworking spaces to anyone looking to join our community and see what we're about. You can find more information here:

We're open from 8am-6pm Monday through Friday and would love to show you around the shop, sit down an espresso from our espresso bar or just get the chance to say hi. Come by and see what we have to offer!


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

  • Conference/Meeting and Event Space
  • Office Space

Product Development

  • Product Design and Development
  • Prototype Development
Primary ContactJennifer Nickols
Address10316 Shawnee Mission Pkwy
Shawnee, KS 66203