Links to Helpful Websites

Pro Bono Patent Assistance 

The ProBoPat program connects low-income inventors with patent practitioners for patent preparation and prosecution legal services on a pro bono (free) basis as well as provides access to business consulting and training for bringing new ideas to market.

Eligible applicants are residents of Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, Utah, or Wyoming who have an annual income of three times the federal poverty guidelines or less and who, in ProBoPat’s sole discretion, would benefit from the program.

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Manufacturing Works

A non-profit organization designed specifically to help Wyoming manufacturers increase sales, productivity and quality while reducing costs.

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Wyoming Business Council

The Wyoming Business Council (WBC) focuses on public and private efforts to build a strong job creation base in the new economy with manufacturing and technology as core competencies while strengthening the existing business and industry groups under alternative energy, agriculture, manufacturing, high tech, transportation and logistics.

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Wyoming Small Business Development Center

The Wyoming Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network is a partnership between the University of Wyoming, the WBC, and the U.S. Small Business Administration offering an enormous amount of business expertise and specialties to help you think about, launch, grow, reinvent, or exit your business. 

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Wyoming Market Research Center

The Wyoming SBDC Network offers a wide variety of market research and information services to Wyoming businesses. All services are free of charge and enable businesses in Wyoming to access sophisticated resources that are normally not accessible to small businesses.

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Wyoming Research Products Center

The Wyoming Research Products Center (RPC) is a collaborative effort between the University of Wyoming Research Office and the Wyoming Business Council. The RPC is the technology transfer office for the University of Wyoming. The RPC also has an outreach mission to assist any Wyoming entrepreneur or inventor across the state.

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Wyoming Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer

The federal Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs provide more than $2 billion annually in R & D grants and contracts to qualified small businesses.

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Wyoming Technology Business Center

Wyoming Technology Business Center is a business development program located on the campus of the University of Wyoming. The 30,000 square foot facility offers laboratory, office, and shared conference room space for client companies as well as collocation space in a state-of-the-art data center.

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Wyoming Women's Business Center

The Wyoming Women's Business Center (WWBC) provides business training, counseling and other resources to help women start and grow successful businesses. Through management and technical assistance provided by entrepreneurs and counselors, the WWBC offers women comprehensive training and counseling on a vast array of topics to help them start and grow their own businesses.