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

May 21st, 10am-1pm:
Free webinar on Patent Filing & Legal Assistance. 
Registration is not needed – simply click here on May 21.

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

June Deadlines for NSF Solicitations

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is accepting proposals for Phase 1 SBIR (due June 16th) and STTR (due June 18th). Learn about the NSF SBIR/STTR details, or see the technology topic areas for these solicitations.

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: May 15, 2015.