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University of Missouri - Kansas City

Robert W. Plaster Free Enterprise and Research Center

UMKC’s School of Computing and Engineering is home to the Robert W. Plaster Free Enterprise and Research Center. This 57,800 square-foot building provides leading-edge, high-tech research and development capabilities. A hub for students, faculty and the Kansas City community, the Plaster Center brings people together from across the university, city, and region to discuss, design, build and innovate. Features include $3 million worth of fabrication and prototyping equipment, industrial and research-grade additive manufacturing equipment (3D printing), high performance computing and data analytics equipment and software, augmented, virtual and mixed reality equipment and software, FAA approved Flight Simulator, ISO 6 and 7 clean room facilities, and much more!

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