SSTI Invites TBED Award Applications

June 2nd, 2015 por Rebecca Norman

El Estatal de Ciencia y Tecnología del Instituto (SSTI) is a national nonprofit organization that supports technology-based economic development (TBED) and has a dedicated nationwide network of practitioners and policymakers.

Each year, a través de Premios de Excelencia en TBED, the SSTI recognizes initiatives that have strongly impacted state and regional economies. The national competition showcases groundbreaking and successful methods for building tech-based economics.

Awards will be presented to organizations that demonstrate successful local, estado, and regional efforts across the following six categories:

  • Expanding the Research Capacity
  • Commercializing Research
  • Building Entrepreneurial Capacity
  • Increasing Access to Capital
  • Improving Competitiveness of Existing Industries
  • Most Promising TBED Initiative

Applications are due by July 15. Awards are made through a peer-based competitive selection process. Eligible applications include any TBED program or practitioner, including non-profit organizations, state and local governments, and economic development councils, among others. Entry fees are $75 for SSTI members and $95 for non-members.

Para obtener información adicional, contact Robert Ksiazkiewicz at or 614.901.1690.