As the hub for entrepreneurship and innovation in Western MT, MonTEC offers various levels of support to its community through a range of programmatic offerings. 


Networking opportunities range from regular meet ups sponsored by 1 MILLION CUPS and the Hellgate Venture Network to social events hosted by the Montana BioScience Alliance.


MonTEC is the link for everything from brainstorming sessions with the LaunchPad to government contract support through PTAC.  Also coming in 2016 will be a more formalized accelerator program in partnership with a national sponsor. 


MonTEC works with several partners to offer connections to capital in a variety of formats including Big Sky Trust Funds, prototyping capital through its internal 4th F Fund, as well as transition capital for growth within (and sometimes beyond) the facility. MonTEC also sponsors quarterly pitch sessions with Next Frontier Capital.


In partnership with the University of Montana, resources to support a venture’s commercialization and intellectual property needs are available through its network of attorneys and business specialists. You can submit an invention/innovation here:

Or contact us to learn more about University of Montana technology and research capabilities: