Links to Oklahoma Economic Development Organizations
|Federal EPSCoR and the NIH IDeA (Institutional Development Award) Programs provide funding for science and technology research to states that historically have been less competitive for federal R&D funding. The programs are merit-based initiatives geared to improve research competitiveness.|
|To provide accurate unbiased business finance information. Categorized the funding criteria of over 4,000 sources of business capital. Let you easily match your need to exactly what funding sources have to offer.
|The Oklahoma economic development directory links to the web sites and contacts for many economic development organizations in Oklahoma and related content such as Area Profiles and Area Surveys as executive summaries about business locations.
|The Greater Oklahoma City Chamber is the voice of Business and the visionary organization in Oklahoma City. The goal is to create a business climate that attracts new businesses and enhances growth and expansion opportunities for existing businesses.
|i2E provides Oklahoma entrepreneurs, college students and researchers with the knowledge, skills and access to capital for turning innovations into enterprises.
|OKBio brings together Oklahoma’s diverse bioscience community, which encompasses biotechnology, medical devices, pharmaceutical, plant and animal science, bioenergy, research institutions and those businesses that provide critical services and products to bioscience companies.|
|OKCEDIS is an economic development web site used to assist your business site selection, expansion or relocation analysis.
|Oklahoma 21st Century is a 501(c)3 research foundation managed by The State Chamber. It has been conducting annual research reports since 1982 and from this point forward we will continue to build upon the vast library of information developed over 25 years by some of the best and brightest minds in Oklahoma.|
|Through state appropriations, OCAST funds a variety of programs to assist universities, non-profits, manufacturers and businesses performing science and technology based research. The agency provides programs that fund basic research as well as programs that fund applied research. OCAST also offers the Technology Business Finance and Seed Capital Programs to assist groups commercializing their product, process or service.
|81 directories of selected economic development agencies, economic development consultants and economic development associations worldwide. The directory is designed for business people, company real estate departments, and site selection consultants.
|Having spent over twenty years working in management consulting, large pharma, and venture capital, the OLSF brings many perspectives to portfolio companies.OLSF invests in promising life science technologies where businesses and management teams can be built.|
|Offers free technical assistance and business advice, helping manufacturers become progressively more successful. Services focus on improving the bottom line, while growing the entire company. We live and work in communities across Oklahoma, taking our support to your workplace on your schedule.|
|The Oklahoma Nanotechnology Initiative (ONI) serves as a mechanism for creating statewide awareness of the emerging nanotechnology industry and its potential impact on the state of Oklahoma.|
|The Oklahoma Department of Commerce the primary economic development arm of the state government. They recruit new businesses to the state, develop economic incentives, assist existing business with growth, facilitate international trade and export assistance, and provide funding to Oklahoma rural communities for programs and activities aimed at sustainability and economic growth.
|A private, nonprofit, business-membership organization designed to advocate business needs at the state and federal levels. The State Chamber's primary mission is to represent business interests at the capitol, as well as providing services and programs designed to address the specific needs of small businesses, manufacturing, community development programs and education.
|The Tulsa Metro Chamber is the principal business-driven leadership organization improving the quality of community life through the development of regional economic prosperity.
Ardmore Development Authority
Edmond Economic Development Authority
I Believe In Oklahoma
Kerr Center for Sustainable Agriculture
Miami Area Economic Development Service, Inc.
Norman Economic Development Coalition
Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission
Oklahoma Aerospace Alliance
Oklahoma Bid Assistance Network
Oklahoma Health Center Foundation
Oklahoma State Home Page
Oklahoma State University Patent & Trademark Depository Library
Oklahoma Technology Association
Small Business Administration Oklahoma City Office
Stephenson Research & Technology Center
Defense Technical Information Center
Department of Agriculture
Department of Commerce
Department of Defense
Department of Education
Department of Energy
Department of Health and Human Services
Environmental Protection Agency
National Academics of Science RSS news feeds
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
National Institute of Standards and Technology
National Institutes of Health
National SBIR Home Page
National Science Foundation
National Technology Transfer Center
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
State Science and Technology Institute
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
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