NEWS & EVENTS
Catalyst Connection Offers Commercialization Workshop at Lenape
March 7, 2019
Maker to Manufacturing Workshop Series – Part 1 Commercialization Strategy – April 12, 8:30 am – 10:30 am at the Nextier Adult Learning Center at Lenape Tech
Are you a startup or established small manufacturer making or commercializing new or existing products?
On April 12th, Catalyst Connection, the leading economic development organization advancing the performance of manufacturing companies in southwestern Pennsylvania, invites you to a Commercialization Strategy workshop for small manufacturers. This first workshop in our three part series, Catalyst Connection has partnered with Lenape Tech Adult Education and it will be hosted at Nextier Adult Learning Center at Lenape Tech Adult Education located at 2215 Chaplin Avenue, Ford City, PA 16226.
Learn how you can qualify for participation in Catalyst Connection’s new Maker-to-Manufacturing Commercialization Center (M2M)that connects entrepreneurial makers and small businesses to a larger ecosystem of manufacturing. M2M services and resources include:
- Mini-Grant Funding for Technical Assistance: M2M mini-grants of $3,000 are available to provide intensive services that may include assistance with prototype development, market research, business case development, sales and distribution partners, and operational excellence advice.
- Makers-to-Manufacturers Peer Network: This group can benefit from peer provided guidance, education and training programs that include workshops and webcasts on topics including innovation and commercialization, and access to emerging Maker Spaces in the region.
- Supply Chain Buyers Network: Startup companies can engage with supply chains in various industry clusters to make connections and gain entry into new markets.