SBTDC’s Technology Commercialization Team and Services

The SBTDC’s team of Technology Commercialization Counselors includes Nicole Schwerbrock, Mike Carnes, Chris Veal, Rachel Burton, Bryan Dennstedt and John Ujvari who offer advisory services to help your IP-based business grow.  Below are some of the specific items we can guide you through.  Contact us via http://www.sbtdc.org/programs/tech/contact-us/.

Build a strong business foundation.

  • Develop a business plan
  • Design a marketing strategy
  • Evaluate intellectual property
  • Create financial projections

Accelerate your success.

  • Recognize needed skill sets and gaps
  • Assemble an effective team
  • Communicate your value proposition
  • Identify prototype production resources

Discover financing opportunities.

  • Identify funding and financing options that match your situation and goals
  • Understand investor requirements
  • Assess your readiness for investment
  • Get ready to make your pitch

Produce competitive funding proposals.

  • Understand the differences between SBIR and STTR
  • Stay on top of program changes and updates
  • Develop a funding strategy that incorporates grants and contracts
  • Receive comprehensive proposal reviews at no charge