The need for innovative technology is greater than ever! The Tech Launch Center is a multi-focused program assisting innovators in Oklahoma with science, technology, and defense innovation. With advanced knowledge of government research programs, access to a premium proprietary research platform, and continuous specialized training to best assist clients, the Oklahoma SBDC’s Tech Launch Center can help take your innovations to the next level.

The TLC works to support small businesses with state and federal funding program applications, prepare for Department of Defense events, and utilize Pitchbook to view detailed global capital markets. In addition, the advisors at the Tech Launch Center offer one-on-one business advice to assist tech innovators across the state.

The Tech Launch Center is located at the Oklahoma SBDC State Office on the campus of Southeastern Oklahoma State University. If you are commercializing a product, or want to get a product into the Department of Defense, we can help.



Oklahoma SBDC Tech Launch client General Genomics with Advisor Jessica Ervin

Tech Launch Center Services

Services at the Tech Launch Center include:

  • State and Federal funding proposal assistance (SBIR/STTR, OARS, etc.) 
  • Identify dilutive capital opportunities 
  • Offer workshops specific to innovators 
  • Assist clients with pitch deck development 
  • Global capital markets data, research and insights access through PitchBook
  • Tech innovation and commercialization strategic planning  
  • Assistance with AgTech Innovation
  • Department of Defense event access and preparation assistance

Encountering Innovation

Encountering Innovation has quickly become one of the top US Pitch Events for Innovators/Inventors to present and showcase their technology to US Government Tech Scouts for special funding.  Tech Scouts from the Department of Defense, Service Labs, Academia, and most US government agencies prioritize attending this week-long event to listen to pitches, examine poster board displays, discuss government needs, and chat with innovators from 8+ states during lunches and evening networking events.

Click here more information on Encountering Innovation.

Now accepting registrations for this event! If you’re interested in having your product/service seen by government tech scouts please contact us at (580) 745-2877 and ask about Encountering Innovation.

Do you have an Oklahoma product that solves problems?

Don’t wait to get your innovative technology in the hands of the right people. Contact the Oklahoma SBDC Tech Launch Center today!

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