Current Event

Technology: Developing and Funding Innovative Ideas

Tuesday, August 2, 2022


12:00 p.m.-1:15 p.m. program (a light lunch served for registrants)


3:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

Location: 1102/1104 Wittich Hall, 1725 State Street, La Crosse, WI 54601

The Wisconsin Small Business Development Center at UW-La Crosse (UWL SBDC) will host the Center for Technology Commercialization (CTC) on Tuesday, August 2, 2022. If you are interested in learning more about how to fund technological innovations, join us for a LUNCH & LEARN featuring Dr. Todd Strother, Senior Technology Consultant from the Center for Technology Commercialization over the noon hour and/or at the MEET CTC session at 3 p.m. Before and after these events, registrants may select a one-on-one session to meet with CTC staff to receive input on specific technological considerations. To schedule a one-on-one consultation, please indicate your interest when registering or call the UWL SBDC at 608-785-8782 or email  The CTC will return this fall to provide additional information to interested persons on how to apply for funding and prepare a proposal.  If you are unable to attend but are interested in learning more, please contact the UWL SBDC and let them know of your interest. 

Who should attend these FREE events?

From manufacturing and agriculture to healthcare and digital technologies – if you are a business or technical leader from a company that wants to develop innovative new products or processes, consider attending to learn more.

To Register: CLICK HERE


About the Center for Technology Commercialization:

The CTC is Wisconsin’s no-cost resource to guide a business through the complex and exciting journey of bringing technology from idea to market. The journey includes helping a business connect to funding and guidance from experienced business leaders. CTC is here to help bring your innovative idea to market through access to their suite of programs and expert consultants in Wisconsin. CTC helps clients improve federally funded SBIR/STTR success rates, develop and enhance their competitive advantages, and access resources from ideas to market and beyond.


About the SBDC:

The Wisconsin Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network is a statewide organization supporting entrepreneurs and business owners through no-cost, confidential consulting and targeted educational programs. The SBDC is part of the College of Business Administration at UW-La Crosse and serves primarily seven counties: Buffalo, Jackson, Juneau, La Crosse, Monroe, Trempealeau, and Vernon. SBDC training programs range from basic short courses to in-depth course programs, including a six-week entrepreneurial planning workshop and several certificate programs in management. In 2021, the La Crosse SBDC served 676 clients, supported 2,266 jobs, assisted in starting 24 businesses, and facilitated more than $10 million in small business financial support, including funds provided by regional lenders and investors. See more information at

The SBDC is funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All opinions, conclusions and/or recommendations expressed in connection with programs herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA.