Category Archives: Technology

Incubating on a State Level – Idaho Incubation Fund

Idaho’s Incubation Fund provides funding to support the relationship between research and development, and commercialization.  Idaho’s Higher Education Research Council (HERC) believes that technologies exist in the universities and with a modest amount of additional funding, they could be advanced and moved toward commercialization.  While partnership with the private sector is not always necessary, it is a good […]

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Assisting diverse businesses – Port of Lewiston incubator program

The Port of Lewiston incubator program was created to help manufacturing entrepreneurs succeed. According to the Small Business Administration and a 2014 Washington Post article, about half of small businesses do not survive the first five years. The POL incubator program is designed to provide entrepreneurs stability when they are starting so they can focus […]

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Small business resources – Idaho Innovation Center

The Idaho Innovation Center (IIC) is a dynamic 75,000 square foot business incubator/accelerator located in Idaho Falls.  The IIC provides large business resources to small, fledgling companies where entrepreneurs can confidently and aggressively start and grow their small businesses through collaboration, education, mentoring, and advising.  With facilities located at 2300 North Yellowstone Highway and on […]

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Space for you to grow – Sandpoint Technology Center

Nestled between Lake Pend Oreille and Schweitzer Mountain Ski Resort, entrepreneurs call the Sandpoint Technology Center home.  The STC is an over 120,000 square feet facility that supports the emergence and growth of technology businesses in north Idaho and includes configurable turnkey office space ranging from warehouse spaces to executive offices for lease.  The STC also […]

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Putting the SBIR/STTR Program to Work for Tech Startups and Small Businesses

Have you ever struggled to find funding for your technology idea, or to move your tech company to the next stage in development and commercialization? The SBIR/STTR programs annually provide $2.5 billion in funding to small advanced technology firms to spur new technological discoveries and facilitate the commercialization of innovations. Together they represent America’s Largest […]

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MosCoWork – A Space for the Creatives

MosCoWork is a thriving coworking environment on the Palouse that provides an energetic yet focused environment to “people who make things.” Creatives of all kinds are welcome at MosCoWork. Located in downtown Moscow, Idaho, the MosCoWork’s building has been renovated with modern design elements, making it a hub for entrepreneurial activity.  As part of the Woväx, LLC group, […]

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Let the Startup Battle BEGIN!

Whether you are a seasoned entrepreneur or startup scene newbie, if you are motivated to build a product or startup and you are also open to new ideas… you’ll fit right in at Startup Weekend. Startup Weekend in Meridian, Idaho is joining 250 other cities in the Global Startup Battle starting Thursday, November 19 and going through Saturday […]

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TAP into the Idaho National Laboratory for help with your small business!

Idaho National Laboratory’s (INL) Technical Assistance Program (TAP) enables the sharing of knowledge and specialized equipment to small businesses to be used for promoting national competitiveness. The INL TAP program: Provides assistance that is not otherwise commercially available in the region Supports up to 40 hours of INL technical assistance without charge to the recipient Assists […]

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