To qualify for assistance from TechGROWTH, an innovator or start-up firm must:
- Have a technologically innovative idea, service or product. This encompasses a wide range of possible business ideas. Usually, successful clients have an idea that can be patented or trade-marked. TechGROWTH has aided firms in the biosciences, agricultural sciences, advanced energy sector, digital media sector, and many innovators that fall into a ‘general’ category. An initial assessment interview will verify whether your idea qualifies as ‘technologically innovative.’
- Have a substantial presence in the 20 counties of SE Ohio
- Be an individual innovator, or be a small company with less than 50 employees and less than $5 million in annual revenue.