About TechRich

Helping Your Small Technology Business Grow

By partnering with many key local organizations and companies in the North Alabama Region, we hope to provide all the business training and guidance needed for small businesses to succeed.

The team consists of Alabama A&M, the Women’s Business Center of North Alabama (WBCNA), the Huntsville/Madison County Chamber of Commerce, Strategic Solutions, Inc., the North Alabama International Trade Association (NAITA), the Economic Development Partnership of Alabama (EDPA), and Southern Aerospace Company. Our goal is to provide targeted business support, technology integration services, and export opportunities to meet both commercial and defense priorities in these key focus areas:

  • Small Spacecraft
  • Environmental Monitoring
  • Intelligence Surveillance Reconnaissance
  • Robotics (UAVs)
  • Interoperable Systems
  • Innovative Energy Applications
  • Data Modelling & Analysis
  • Cyber-security
  • Sensors

By accomplishing our goals, we hope to:

  • Stimulate the economy through new advanced defense technology contracts
  • Create new companies and new jobs in advanced defense technology
  • Reduce the time to deliver technology to the warfighter
  • Encourage a new wave of regional technological innovation
  • Increase collaborations among government, industry, and academia to strengthen and diversify the local economy

How can TechRich help you?

If your company has technology in any of these focus areas, TechRich can help in the following ways:

  • Help with proposal strategy, compliance outlines, and red team reviews - at no cost - APPLICATION DOWNLOAD
  • Help identify and understand DOD customer requirements
  • Provide intelligence on opportunities or procurements from the government that could benefit from your technology
  • Facilitate teaming with prime contractors
  • Assist with contract vehicles to sell the solution to a federal customer
  • Develop a community of technology companies that can work together to provide system solutions to commercial and federal customers

Steve Hill SBIR Presentation
Jeff Gronberg SBIR Presentation
SBIR Agenda and Quick FY2013 Plans
Cybersecurity Risks
Business Development Tools
International Defense and Security Business Development
Homeland Security Opportunities Study
OSD Rapid Innovation Fund (RIF)
OSD RIF Overview (SBIR Conference - May 2013)
USAESCH - Energy Contracting with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Sandia National Lab - Dr. James Pasch
Pacific Northwest National Lab - Ms. Kerry Bass
Doing Business with DoE - Energy Huntsville and WBCNA

Head Health Challenge II Resources
Head Health Challenge Compliance Matrix
Head Health Challenge II Response Template
HHC Notes
HHCII Terms and Conditions
NFL Concussion News
NineSigma Challenge REQ

Craig Seabrook - BD and PD
Bid Decisions and Financial Impact Considerations
CFI TechComm Overview Defense Cluster
Factors and Trends in DoD S&T
Opportunities in Robotics
Cyber Security in Emerging Tech
NASA TechConnect 2013 Charts TTO
O'Neal Smitherman TechConnect 2013
Winning SBIR Strategies
Tim Pickens Tech Talk