As a project of The Catalyst, the mission of TechRich is to find, filter, and facilitate business opportunities by fueling collaboration, innovation, technology transfer, commercialization, and contracting opportunities among technology businesses.
TechRich is funded through a contract with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and is an Advanced Defense Technology Regional Innovation Cluster. TechRich focuses on meeting the needs of the defense and space technology industries.
TechRich provides high-value, targeted connections to small and large businesses, networking with potential industry partners and an array of training and services to businesses in North Alabama.
TechRich accomplishes this mission by fostering a synergistic network of small and large businesses, university researchers, regional economic organizations, stakeholders, and investors.