Small Business Programs
Sell your products and services to federal, state and local government agencies, pursue international markets, receive free technical engineering assistance, or obtain discounted professional services through our specialty programs, accessible to our clients through the UH SBDC Network office.
Innovation and Technology
Looking for funding to help with the research and development of an innovative technology? Look into the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technolgy Transfer (STTR) programs. We can help you determine if you are eligible to apply for SBIR or STTR funding and we can help you develop the financial portion of your proposal. Click here to learn more.
Space Alliance Technology Outreach Program (SATOP)
State of Texas
There are two avenues to consider when selling to the Lone Star State. Utilize the Central Master Bidders List (CMBL) and/or get certified as a Historically Underutilized Business (HUB), both managed through the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
The CMBL is a master database of companies used by the State of Texas purchasing entities to send vendors notifications of bid opportunities cased on the products or services they can provide to the State of Texas.
Manufacturers, suppliers, and other vendors wishing to furnish materials, equipment, supplies, and services to the state should register for the CMBL to receive notices of bidding opportunities. Annual registration/renewal fees are required and may be paid on-line by credit/debit card or check debit (US addresses only) or via a printable application.Online Application
HUB Certification is a business designation that is determined by the business owner's status:
The statewide HUB Program facilitates the use of HUB's in state procurement and provides information on the state's procurement process to minority and woman-owned businesses. Find out more about the HUB Certification program.