Hawaii Technology Development Corporation to Hold Series of Free Info Sessions on Available Grants

Posted on Aug 29, 2019 in News

Hawaii Technology Development Corporation
Calendar Release: August 29, 2019

Small Innovative Businesses and Manufacturers Encouraged to Attend


HTDC Grant Program Info Sessions. The Hawaii Technology Development Corporation (HTDC) will host a series of info sessions on State and Federal grant funding opportunities available to small innovative businesses and manufacturing companies to help them in product development or expansion. Attendees will receive information on available grants through the Hawaii Small Business Innovation Research Program (HSBIR) and the Manufacturing Assistance Program (MAP). The grant programs provide matching funds up to 50 percent to a maximum of $500,000 for HSBIR and up to 20 percent to a maximum of $100,000 for MAP.

Attendees will learn how to apply for the available grants. Staff will also be on hand to assist with the application process.


Wednesday, September 4, 2019
9 a.m. to 12 noon
Maui Research & Technology Center
590 Lipoa Parkway, Kihei

Thursday, September 5, 2019
9 a.m. to 12 noon
Foreign Trade Zone 9
521 Ala Moana Boulevard, Honolulu

Hawaii Island
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
9 a.m. to 12 noon
Kohala Center
65-1291A Kawaihae Road, Kamuela

Thursday, September 12, 2019
9:30 a.m. to 12 noon
Kuleana Work
4180 Rice Street, Lihue


The sessions are open to small businesses, manufacturers or researchers looking for federal and state matching grants for technology and innovation development. These events are free, but participants must register at maphsbirinfo.eventbrite.com. For more information, visit HTDC’s website at www.htdc.org.

About Hawaii Technology Development Corporation (HTDC)
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 capital, building infrastructure and developing 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. For more information, visit www.htdc.org.

About the Department of Business, Economic Development & Tourism (DBEDT)
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.


Sandy Park
Hawaii Technology Development Corporation
HSBIR Program Manager
(808) 539-3794

Caroline Witherspoon
Becker Communications, Inc.
(808) 533-4165