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Technology

The Pennsylvania SBDC helps small firms bring new products to market by addressing sophisticated business management issues including alternative financing, intellectual property, product development and commercialization.

We can help you with:

  • Business development
  • Building your management and technical teams
  • Professional connections
  • Product development planning
  • Assessing market potential
  • Commercializing products
  • Overcoming design and manufacturing challenges
  • Preliminary intellectual property guidance
  • Finding funds to further your technical concepts
  • Obtaining SBIR/STTR and other R&D grants

This specialized consulting service is available to all businesses in Pennsylvania looking to determine the viability of technologies, obtain financing, or introduce new technologies to market.

Contact your local SBDC today to discuss your company's technology needs.

Upcoming Technology Events

Blogging for Business: Oil City

A blog can drive more traffic to your website and move your company name higher on the search engine hit list. It will establish credibility as an expert in your field and you will become a trusted source of information for your customers. Your website, blog and social media platforms together…

Increasing Business with Inbound Marketing: DuBois

The way people shop, research and make buying decisions has changed drastically. Consumers are tired of being sold to with traditional interruption marketing. They are now doing their own research online and educating themselves before they step into a store or call a sales person. Because of this shift, traditional marketing…

Learn How to Use Pinterest in your Small Business: Franklin

Pinterest is one of the top sites for referring traffic to your website. Are you actively using Pinterest to push traffic to your website? If not, come to this seminar to learn how to utilize Pinterest for business. Learn what to share and post and how to share it. In addition,…

Do It Yourself Video for Business: Oil City

Social Media Marketing World 2015 has listed video as the hottest trend in social media marketing. Many people own a HD camera and even carry it with them everywhere they go

Research to Start-Up

If you or anyone in your department has considered starting a company involving the commercialization of Penn State research, this is an excellent opportunity to come and discuss your ideas and get a brief introduction to the process.