The Regnier Institute collaborates with several academic departments to promote entrepreneurship across campus and assists professors who teach entrepreneurship classes across campus. The School of Pharmacy, the School of Computing and Engineering and the School of Law are some of the academic departments that collaborate with the Regnier Institute to bring forth entrepreneurship and innovation across campus.


Anthony (Tony) Luppino

Tony Luppino, Professor at the UMKC School of Law, has demonstrated outstanding initiative and drive to promote entrepreneurship across campus.


UMKC is truly a campus with an entrepreneurial environment. As part of the University of Missouri System, UMKC students can apply for the University of Missouri System Enterprise Development Program. The Enterprise Investment Program plans to invest $5 million to help startup and early stage companies further develop and commercialize university technologies. Another resource available for student entrepreneurs is the UMKC Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership, which offers support to non-profit social entrepreneurship ventures.

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