Through its Regional & Technical Services division, WTC offers funding opportunities to start-up companies and small businesses through its Research Grants, Angel Network, and SBIR/STTR programs.
General Management/Business Planning
WTC's Small Business Services program offers consulting services to young companies on how to achieve sustainability and success. Assistance includes due diligence, strategic planning, market analysis and refining business plans and models.
As an innovation-based economic development organization, WTC offers a suite of services that channel information to small and innovative companies and build collaborative partnerships between academic researchers and technology companies to further their commercial success.
Technical Assistance/User Facilities
The WTC's Microfabrication Laboratory is a remarkable resource for company and academic researchers in the fields of micro-technology. The 15,000 square foot facility, the largest of its type in the Pacific Northwest, houses more than $20 million of facilities and equipment available for research, technology development and prototype product manufacturing and offers comprehensive fee-based services to both academic researchers and technology companies including in-house facility use, technical training and contract work.