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.
Since 2000, over 33,000 hours of expert business consulting have been provided to more than 1,800 technology clients throughout Pennsylvania. During this same period, the Pennsylvania SBDC assisted 76 clients in preparing SBIR proposals, which culminated in 23 awards totaling more than $23 million. This is a success rate of over 30 percent, or three times higher than the national average.
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.