Posted on Oct 11, 2016 in Exporting, HiSTEP, HTDC, Manufacturing, News, Small Business

High Technology Development Corporation LogoThe High Technology Development Corporation (HTDC) will host a series of seminars on State grant funding available to small businesses and manufacturing companies to help them with product development or expansion, in addition to export development support.

Attendees will receive information on the available grants through the Hawaii Small Business Innovation Research Program (HISBIR), Manufacturing Assistance Program (MAP), and the Neighbor Island Innovation Initiative (NI3). The grant programs provide matching funds up to 50 percent to a maximum of $500,000 for HISBIR and for MAP up to 20 percent match; maximum $100,000.

There will also be an update on the Hawaii State Trade Expansion Program, known as HiSTEP, which assists Hawaii small businesses with their export development. DBEDT offers to eligible Hawaii companies a series of training programs, financial assistance and trade shows to support the import and distribution of Hawaii made products in overseas markets. View HiSTEP Flyer for more information.

Hawaii Island

Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016
3 – 5 p.m.
NELHA Hale Iako
73-987 Makako Bay Drive
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii Island
Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016
3 – 5 p.m.
Aging & Disability Resource Center
1055 Kinoole Street
Hilo, Hawaii Island


Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016
8:30 – 11 a.m.
Homer A. Maxey International Trade Resource Center
FTZ#9, 521 Ala Moana Boulevard
Honolulu, Oahu


Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016
3 – 5 p.m.
Maui Research & Technology Center
590 Lipoa Parkway, Cohana Suite
Kihei, Maui


Friday, Oct. 28, 2016
2 – 4 p.m.
Kauai Community College
OCET room 105,
3-1901 Kaumualii Hwy.
Lihue, Kauai

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