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

Whether you’re dreaming of, launching, growing or selling your business, the Alaska SBDC offers different options to help you in your journey. In which stage of the life cycle is your business?

Pre-Market Assistance

The Technology Research & Development Center (TREND) assists Alaska small business and entrepreneurs in developing new products and services that support government research efforts.

We specialize in providing assistance with the federal Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs.

TREND also provides pre-market strategy and assistance to independent inventors.

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Last modified: October 8, 2014.