The following Wyoming resources are available to support Wyoming inventors and small business entrepreneurs as they work to get their ideas to market. Click on the webpage picture to go to each website.
A non-profit organization designed specifically to help Wyoming manufacturers increase sales, productivity and quality while reducing costs.
The Patent and Trademark Depository Library (PTDL) is a valuable resource for local businesses, researchers, students, teachers, historians, and independent inventors. They provide education on intellectual property protection (i.e. patents, trademarks, and copyrights) and help in navigating the databases that store such information.
The Wyoming Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is Wyoming's source for business assistance, information and support.
The Research Office works with faculty, staff and students in all seven colleges and UW's outreach programs to link research, technology transfer, and economic development efforts to enhance federal, state and private sector support for faculty and graduate student scholarship.
The State of Wyoming created the Wyoming Business Council to focus public and private efforts on building a strong job base in the new economy. With manufacturing and technology as core competencies, the WBC strengthens the existing business and industry groups under minerals and energy, agriculture, tourism and travel.
The Wyoming SBIR/STTR Initiative (WSSI): The Mission of the WSSI is to assist all qualified Wyoming small businesses and individuals in accessing the funding opportunities provided by the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Programs.
The WTBC, a technology-related business incubator, will assist Wyoming entrepreneurs through educational and mentoring programs, business services and appropriate tenant space and infrastructure. A state-of-the art information technology center will be installed to support companies with very specific high-capacity information technology needs
Through business counseling and training, the Wyoming Women's Business Center (WWBC) provides current and prospective women business owners with the resources to solve their business challenges.