Hawaii Technology Development Corporation

About Hawaii Technology Development Corporation

HTDC is a dynamic state agency responsible for diversifying Hawaii's economy developing a flourishing technology industry that provides quality, high-paying jobs for Hawaii residents. HTDC aims to accelerate the growth of Hawaii's technology industry by providing capital, building infrastructure and developing talent to foster innovation. HTDC is attached to the Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT). Created in 1983 the Hawaii Technology Development Corporation, is the state’s economic development agency focused on developing the technology sector. Since its inception technology has evolved and permeates facets of all industries. HTDC continues to innovate and create programs relevant to meet the changing technology industry. In addition to providing incubation facilities to foster the growth of technology startups, HTDC has grant programs, educational and networking programs, statewide mentoring and technology workforce development. Core Initiatives: - incubation services and developing new facilities to foster innovation - business development services and manufacturing assistance to all islands - workshops and networking for start-ups, and small businesses in the technology and manufacturing sectors - matching grants in support of technology research and organizations that support the tech ecosystem - interfacing with technology employers and trainers to develop a skilled workforce to support the technology sector - Research in energy technology such as hydrogen, to support the national and state needs

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http://htdc.org