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Tech Commercialization Services for Michigan Small Businesses

Tech Services

Connect with our Expert Tech Consultants

Whether your tech company is still a concept or already in the market, the Michigan SBDC Tech Team is here to help with technology commercialization. Talk to expert tech consultants with first-hand experience in innovating, launching, commercializing, funding and executing successful small business tech start-ups. We advise in key areas critical to tech start-up success, including:

  • Customer Discovery
  • Market Research
  • Competitive Analysis
  • Product Development, Pricing and Intellectual Property
  • Marketing, Sales and Agency
  • Channel Partner Management
  • Financial Projections
  • Pitch Decks
  • Business Plans
  • Executive Summaries
  • Investor Relations

Meet With Our Tech Consultants

Our certified small business consultants offer no-cost, one-on-one consulting services for people thinking about starting and growing a business.

What is an Advanced Tech Business?

Advanced technology companies typically are creating new, novel, or IP-protected innovations in areas such as:

  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Advanced Materials
  • AgTech
  • Clean Tech
  • Defense Technology
  • FinTech
  • Information Technology
  • Life Sciences and Medical Devices
  • Mobility

Our team brings deep experience in these industry segments, leveraging our strategic and tactical insight to help you refine and scale your vision.

Connecting to Capital and Resources

We’re here to help you expand your network with key organizations, including:

  • SmartZones
  • Business Incubators
  • Pre-Seed Funds, Angel Investor Groups And Early-Stage Venture Funds
  • Subject Matter Experts
    • Technology Experts (Engineers, Scientists, University Faculty, Physicians, Etc.)
    • Legal/Accounting/Tax/Marketing/Product Development, etc.
  • Strategic Partners
  • University And Research Resources.
  • University Tech-Transfer Offices

Business Accelerator Fund
This fund is available to Michigan’s Smart Zone Business Accelerators to support their advanced technology clients’ path to commercialization, company success, and economic impact.

More about BAF

Our consultants with firsthand Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) experience provide expert proposal review. We work in partnership with BBC Entrepreneurial Training & Counseling to support businesses seeking SBIR/STTR funding.

Get Help With Proposals

Emerging Technologies Fund (ETF)
Your business might be suited for commercialization funding to match federal Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer awards for up to $25,000 for phase I and $125,000 for phase II.

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