Ideas, inventions and innovations - Part of SBA's Products/Ideas/Invention Series (Ideas into Dollars) illustrating the knowledge, time and money required taking an invention to a successful product launch.
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office - Official web site of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Search patents and trademarks, order copies, apply for patents, register trademarks, pay fees and monitor progress.
Trademarks and business goodwill - Part of SBA's Products/Ideas/Invention Series explaining what trademarks are, tips for choosing a trademark and how to register a trademark.
New market research
Green Product Development - Learn how businesses are using environmental problems as catalysts to develop innovative new products and services. From SBA.
Technology transfer and its role in the commercialization process - This report studies how well-positioned the University of Missouri system is to play an important role in economic development. Included is a discussion of the commercialization process at MU, plus critical steps or influencing factors of the commercialization process: research capacity, invention disclosures, patent applications, licensing and the environment for start-up companies.
Technology Transfer Tactics - Monthly newsletter provides in-depth guidance designed to hasten and streamline the commercialization process. Subscription fee required.
TRANSFORMATION - April 2013 issue of the MO SBTDC newsletter focused on technology development and commercialization; includes case studies of Missouri businesses that are exporting.
Coordinating Committee for Automotive Repair (CCAR) - Provides environmental information and best practices to help automotive shop owners, managers and technicians better understand their environmental responsibilities and to help them achieve compliance with environmental program requirements.