Who We Are and What We Do
From whiteboard to boardroom, the UMKC Innovation Center partners with the university and the community to spark entrepreneurial efforts within our region and across the country.
With a suite of high-impact programs, the Innovation Center helps emerging and existing business owners, whether they are student, faculty or community-based, hone their business basics, evaluate commercialization opportunities and connect with the right resources at the right time.
Specializing in technology commercialization, the Innovation Center delivers just-in-time education, counseling and access to resources to aspiring and existing business owners resulting in increased jobs for the communities it serves.
Our depth of business management expertise and community connections coupled with our outstanding customer service and ability to move at the speed of business makes the UMKC Innovation Center the “go-to” place for aspiring and existing business owners. We offer a highly identifiable, reliable source for credible business startup and growth information and education. Any member of the community, be they university or lifelong learners, can use that information for immediate application.