The new digital sandbox will be housed in Union Station.

KCUR: Innovation Center to Create Digital Sandbox

The $1 million federal grant will fund IT startups

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A regional collaboration led by the Innovation Center at the University of Missouri-Kansas City has been awarded a $1 million grant to create a "Digital Sandbox," which will spur development of IT-related start-up businesses in the Kansas City region.

Consortium leaders anticipate that the Digital Sandbox will generate a minimum of 10 new high-growth companies.

On a recent segment of KCUR-FM’s Up To Date, Host Steve Kraske talked with Maria Meyers, director of UMKC's Innovation Center.

KCUR 89.3 FM, part of the National Public Radio’s digital network, is licensed by UMKC.

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