TREND is a program of the Alaska SBDC, which is hosted by UAA. TREND provides services across Alaska.


Recent TREND Phase 0 Award Winners

Congratulations to KEV, LLC (Kodiak) and Oxergy, Inc. (Auke Bay) on their recent Phase 0 awards. KEV’s award was for Variable Speed and Serial Hybrid Power Generation, while Oxergy’s was for Ultra-Compact Additively Manufactured Thermochemical Reactors for Hydrothermal Applications.

Upcoming Workshops and Events

September 16th, 10am-12pm:
Intro to Government Grants for Small Business Innovation (Anchorage & webinar)
Click here to register.

December Deadline for NSF Solicitations

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is accepting proposals for Phase 1 SBIR (due December 8th) and STTR (due December 11th). Learn about the NSF SBIR/STTR details.

October Deadline for USDA Solicitation

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is accepting proposals for Phase 1 SBIR (due October 8th). Learn about the USDA SBIR details.

SBIR Conference and Training Events

There are six SBIR online training modules offered at The goal of is to provide information needed to become educated about the SBIR program. SBIR videos, webinars, agency overviews and links to agency specific SBIR details are available here.

There are national and regional conferences hosted throughout the year in various locations in the U.S. These events are important for small businesses participating, or wanting to participate, in the SBIR program.

Additional events can be found at SBA’s SBIR website. The site also features several SBIR and STTR resources.

A Network of Programs

The Alaska SBDC, along with its network of programs, provides low-cost business resources and services to Alaskan entrepreneurs. We've been serving Alaska since 1986.

Last modified: September 15, 2015.