HTDC Hosts Seminar on Manufacturing Assistance Grant

Posted on Dec 2, 2016 in News

High Technology Development Corporation
For Immediate Release: December 2, 2016

HTDC will host a seminar on state grant funding available to qualified Hawaii manufacturing companies to help with product development or expansion through the Manufacturing Assistance Program (MAP) grant, which provides up to 20 percent matching funds with a maximum of $100,000 for purchasing equipment, training employees or implementing energy efficiencies.

Friday, Dec. 9, 2016
9 – 11 a.m.

Manoa Innovation Center
Ideation Room #160
2800 Woodlawn Drive
Honolulu, HI 96822

The seminar is free, but participants must register at

Walk-ins are welcome. For more information, visit HTDC’s website at

About HTDC (High Technology Development Corporation)
HTDC is a state agency, attached to the state Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT). HTDC’s mission is to facilitate the development and growth of Hawaii’s high technology industry. HTDC is providing the capital, building the infrastructure and developing the talent to foster innovation and diversify Hawaii’s economy. HTDC’s 80/80 Initiative is to create 80,000 new tech and innovation jobs that will provide high paying jobs for Hawaii residents.

ABOUT DBEDT (Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism)
DBEDT is Hawaii’s resource center for economic and statistical data, business development opportunities, energy and conservation information, and foreign trade advantages. DBEDT’s mission is to achieve a Hawaii economy that embraces innovation and is globally competitive, dynamic and productive, providing opportunities for all Hawaii’s citizens. Through its attached agencies, the department fosters planned community development, creates affordable workforce housing units in high-quality living environments, and promotes innovation sector job growth.

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Media Contacts:

Robbie Melton
High Technology Development Corporation
Office: (808) 539-3615

Christine Hirasa
Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism
Phone: (808) 587-9006
Mobile: (808) 286-9017

Jocelyn Collado or Scott Kim
Becker Communications, Inc.
Phone: (808) 533-4165