Thursday, September 17, 2020
10:00 am-12:00 pm


FREE Registration


— What Tech Means to the Central Mountain Regions (Wendell Pryor)
— Overview of TechSource (Jamie Brandess)
— SBIR Overview, Tech Commercialization & Protecting IP (Stephanie Amend & Ed Kase)
— Moderated Q&A
— Advanced Industries Grants and R&D Tax Credits) Katie Woslager & Thierry Lepoutre)
— Moderated Q&A
— Breakout Groups
— Group Reports (led by assigned counselor)
— Wrap Up + Next Steps (Jamie Brandess)

Technology innovation—it’s how we tip disruption in your favor and energize our rural community. The Central Mountain SBDC is hosting a regional webinar focusing on the Colorado SBDC TechSource: Commercialization program offering many small business support opportunities. This program is designed to maximize the economic potential of Colorado science and technology companies especially those in the advanced industries through no-cost, customized, expert consulting and relevant in-person and online workshops and events.

We will also share access to capital, government funding options and accelerator research labs. The idea with this regional webinar is to shape the future with breakthrough technologies and offer a like-minded meet up group to inspire new innovations in Chaffee, Lake and Park counties. 

What We Will Bring To This Webinar?

  • SBIR/STTR and Advanced Industry grant opportunities for early stage seed funding
  • Technology commercialization and go-to-market strategies
  • IP protection/assistance with patent process
  • R&D tax credits
  • Market research, market sizing, strategic and tactical planning
  • Business growth issues
  • Access to capital

Who We Help?

  • Advanced Materials and Manufacturing
  • Aerospace
  • Agricultural Technologies
  • Bioscience and Medical Devices
  • Information and Communications Technology
  • Energy and Clean Technologies
  • Other Innovative Technologies

How We Do It

  • No-cost, customized consulting
  • In-person and live stream workshops
  • Special events and conferences
  • Accelerator programs


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