Tech Commercialization STEPS

(using Goldsmith Model)

TECH COMMERCIALIZATION OVERVIEW (& Kansas SBDC assistance) 

  • Understanding the market for your Idea

  • Protecting any Intellectual Property 

  • Determining your Funding Needs

  • Prepping & Perfecting your Funding Pitch (Loans, Grants, Investors, etc.)

    • Could Traditional Lending work for your need

    • SBIR/STTR Grants & other Grant opportunities 

    • Pitching Prep for Tech Scout Events (Encountering Innovation Event, Aeronautical Agencies, etc.)

    • Pitching Prep for Private Equity (Angel Investors, etc.)

    • Pitching Event Post-Mortem & Follow-up

  • Commercialization Launch Steps

    • Understanding the Commercialization Process Model (Goldsmith Model)

    • How to market an idea to a company

    • Product Commercialization Strategies

Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.