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Catalyzing economic growth in the Heartland starts with research universities

“Anything that won’t sell, I don’t want to invent. Its sale is proof of utility, and utility is success.”Thomas Edison

University Economic Development Association membership selects 2018 leading best practices in university-based economic development

Finalists in Awards of Excellence Program Exemplify the Top Higher Education-Led Initiatives in Regional Economic Transformation

A Great Example of A Professor’s Involvement With A Startup Community

I decided to reblog it because I think it does a great job of highlighting some of the specific things that a professor like BradB can do to impact the startup community from a role...

University develops plan to spur state economic innovation

Initiative outlines plan to encourage economic growth, entrepreneurship, industry engagement

MSU tech park vies for federal research facilities, would mean 600 jobs to Bozeman

The Montana State University Innovation Campus hopes to sell the Trump administration on Bozeman as a base for the nation’s Economic Research Service and the National Institute for Food and Agriculture.

For College Towns, Having a World-Famous University Is a Mixed Blessing

The university has reshaped a city where the Ivy League campus once felt like a world of its own, separate from the factory town where thousands of workers assembled bolt-action rifles.

University of Arizona breaks commercialization records again with 16 new startups.

The 16 startups — new companies based on intellectual property generated from UA research — that formed this past year to bring UA inventions to the public include:

The Office of Technology Commercialization promotes and translates innovations at UAH

"I think we provide a service that is becoming more important to research-intensive academic institutions such as UAH."

Innovation And Economic Prosperity At Universities Webinar – 12/14

IEP Open is a new partnership between APLU and UEDA that will enable UEDA member campuses who are not members of APLU to participate in the IEP Universities Program.

HELP the University of Montana Blackstone LaunchPad win $15,000 (and $500 for you!)

The Blackstone LaunchPad has the chance to win $15,000 by generating the most signups for our entrepreneur collaboration community on Ideator. Just follow these steps:

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PFL is a marketing technology company that provides sales enablement and marketing automation solutions, as well asprinting, mailing, and fulfillment services. They also provide some great Montana Jobs.

Dorsey & Whitney - An International business law firm, applying a business perspective to clients' needs in Missoula, Montana and beyond.

The MDT Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program encourages and supports the participation of companies owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals in transportation contracts.

An investment of more than $1 billion has allowed NorthWestern Energy to provide more than 60% of its energy from renewable resources, helping it lead the way to a brighter future in Montana.

The Montana Governor's Office of Economic Development is the state's lead organization to help businesses succeed in our state.

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Montana Office of Tourism and Business Development - Driving economic growth & sustainability through tourism. The $3 billion spent annually by visitors circulates throughout Montana communities generating business & tax revenue, jobs & economic development opportunities.

Space is now available at iConnect Montana's new 47,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art data center facility in Billings, Montana. 1030 Central features the highest industry standards for operating efficiencies, cost controls, security and reliability.

The Montana Department of Commerce works with statewide and local partners, private industry and small businesses to enhance and sustain economic prosperity in Montana. - Montana Is On The Move

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Big Sky EDA- Building Businesses and Creating Jobs in the Greater Billings, Montana area

Big Sky Commerce is an integrated provider of merchant credit card transaction processing services, check processing services, Internet payment gateways, related software application products and value-added services.

For over 25 years, Zoot Enterprises has been a global provider of advanced origination, acquisition, and decision management solutions.

Aggressive, award-winning economic development support for business attraction, expansion and retention through financing packages, tax incentives and grants, site selection, workforce assistance, and strategic services. Talk to an expert today - Jolene Schalper, [email protected]

Montana Technology Innovation Partnership (MTIP)- Promoting Technology Commercialization in the State of Montana.

The Kalispell Chamber of Commerce is the longest-standing and leading advocate for the Flathead Valley community and business climate.

As the hub of learning, creativity and innovation in Northwest Montana, Flathead Valley Community College is expanding

Montana West Economic Development - Mission: To cultivate growth through the support of new and expanding businesses in the Flathead Valley

TechLink helps the Department of Defense to commercialize leading-edge new technology by partnering DoD labs with private sector companies for technology licensing, transfer, and research and development

Arrow Solutions Group is a Montana-based technology staffing company providing technical resources to organizations in Colorado, Montana, Idaho and Wyoming.

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