In addition to our core services, SBDC also offers specialized services through our four partner programs:


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Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC)

PTAC - Procurement Technical Assistance CentersDo you have services or product that the government might be interested in purchasing? Are you interested in pursuing government contracting opportunities?

Our PTAC staff can help you understand how to do business with the government. From helping you register your company, guiding you through the maze of government certifications, assisting you with proposals, to delivering FREE daily government contracting updates to your inbox every morning.

Technology and Research Development Center  (TREND)

TREND - Technology and Research Development CenterDo you have an invention and aren’t sure what your next step should be? Have an idea for a service or product, but not sure if it’s something that the government would pay you to develop? Are trademarks and copyrights confusing to you?

Our TREND staff is here to help you understand grant opportunities, walk you through the maze of government sites for easy instructions on registering your own trademarks, patents, and answer questions on copyrights.

Lemonade Day Alaska


As part of a national initiative, Lemonade Day Alaska invites and welcomes entire communities to come together and focus on the long-term investment of youth entrepreneurship. It also shows young Alaskans how they can create future jobs and turn their ideas into reality by providing hands-on business experience.