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HERC –  Higher Education Research Council

Have you heard of HERC? HERC is the Higher Education Research Council. Did you know that HERC has $2 million in appropriated funds available to be awarded to Idaho university projects that are geared at driving innovation, economic development, and an enhanced quality of life in the State of Idaho? Under the direction of the […]

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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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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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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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