Commercialization support includes marketing as well as go-to-market strategy and execution.
Center ICE provides commercialization guidance, connection to resources, and mentors who can help bring your technology to the market.
Commercialization support and mentorship is targeted at University of Alaska innovators and entrepreneurs -- all faculty staff and students, though we’re always happy to provide community members with some basic assistance as well. This service is delivered on an as needed basis. So contact us to find out if you’re ready, to learn more, or to get started today!
Even after you’ve identified your target customer and accessed resources for developing your innovation, you still need to successfully bring your solution to the market -- this is the critical stage where COMMERCIALIZATION SUPPORT AND MENTORSHIP are so helpful.
Alaska Interior Business Accelerator
Interior Alaska’s regional business accelerator program
This is a program to help jump-start new businesses through mentorship, networking, education and access to capital.
The Alaska Interior Business Accelerator is accepting applications for its first cohort, and the deadline is April 4, 2022. The eight-week in-person program will take place in Fairbanks. To obtain more information, apply or ask a question, visit www.interioraccelerator.com.
The accelerator is a collaboration between the University of Alaska Fairbanks Center for Innovation, Commercialization, and Entrepreneurship, the Fairbanks Economic Development Corp., the Alaska Small Business Development Center, and the UAF Community and Technical College. Participants will be eligible for microcredentials through the college.
Contact information on AIBA
- Mark Billingsley, Director of Center ICE, firstname.lastname@example.org;
- Jomo Stewart, President and CEO of FEDC, email@example.com;
- Russ Talvi, Business Advisor and Fairbanks Center director, SBDC, firstname.lastname@example.org;
- Mark Young, Associate Professor and Program Chair for Applied Business and Accounting, UAF CTC, email@example.com