Thursday, November 04, 2010

Technology Commercialization Assistance - Main Page

These are contacts, resources, information, and links that will assist existing businesses or entrepreneurs in developing their new or existing technology commercialization ideas into a potential commercially viable business.

Published By: Knowledgeman
Published: 2010-11-03
Revised: 2015-11-17

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Technology Commercialization Assistance

PASBDC Technology Commercialization Assistance
New Product/Service Assistance - Main Page

PASBDC Technology Commercialization Program (Western Pennsylvania)
Duquesne University
Duquesne University Small Business Development Center
Cynthia E. Laurash
Consulting Manager
108 Rockwell Hall 600 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh PA 15282-0103
Phone: (412) 396-5726 or (412) 396-1633
Fax: (412) 396-5884
Duquesne SBDC Website:
PASBDC Website:
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

PASBDC Technology Commercialization Program (Eastern Pennsylvania)
Kutztown University
Kutztown University Small Business Development Center
George Boehm
Government Procurement/Technology Commercialization Specialist
15155 Kutztown Road
Kutztown PA 19530-9201
Phone: (610) 458-5700 Extension 222 or (484) 646-4003
Toll Free: (877) 472-7232
Fax: (484) 646-4009
Kutztown SBDC Website:
Kutztown SBDC Technology Commercialization Website:
PASBDC Website:
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

It is highly recommended that if you are interested in developing a new product or technology to contact your local Small Business Development Center first to complete a preliminary assessment to help determine your technology needs. Find a local SBDC in your area:

PASBDC Technology Commercialization Program Helpful Resources
PASBDC Technology Commercialization Website
Kutztown University SBDC Technology Commercialization Website
PA Dept of Community & Economic Development
Small Business Innovation Research Program (SBIR)
SBIR Agency Profile Manual (Word)
SBIR Budgeting and Accounting Primer (pdf)
Small Business Technology Transfer Program (STTR)
New Product Commercialization: Steve Overholt, Gannon University SBDC (pdf)
Technology Development Services Resources Guide (pdf)
Protecting & Harvesting Intellectual Capital (Power Point)
Creating a Win-Win Deal: Key Elements of Licensing Contracts (Power Point)
Protecting Small Business Technology: Patents & Litigation (pdf)
Opportunities for R&D Partnerships (pdf)
The Private Side of Networks: Creating Sustainable Value (pdf)
Technology Transfer and Licensing with a University Partner (Power Point)
The Role of Technical Assistance in Technology Commercialization Strategies (Word)
Playing the SBIR Game to Win (Power Point)
Customs Broker Capabilities (Power Point)

Other various contacts, resources, information, and links:
Evaluating Your New Business Idea (Clarion SBDC Knowledgebase)
Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) (US Dept of Energy)
Innovation Institute (Southwest Missouri State University)
Intellectual Property Attorneys
Learning Factory (Penn State University)
Monitor Consumer Trends
Patents, Trademarks, and Copyrights (Intellectual Property)
Trademark Protection Presentation, Scott Baldwin, Attorney, Global Intellectual Property Academy, July 2012
Wisconsin Innovation Service Center (University of Wisconsin-Whitewater)
Google Search: Technology Commercialization Assistance