HTDC provides key resources to help develop and retain high tech in Hawaii. Its core initiatives are:
- To develop and manage a statewide network of incubation services and facilities that provide new technology businesses with access to business development services, strategic partnerships, networking and marketing opportunities, shared support services, and business mentoring.
- To expand existing business development services for new start-ups, as well as existing businesses in the technology sector. Services include nationally-acclaimed programs such as FastTrac Entrepreneurship Training and the Manufacturing Extension Partnership Program.
- To secure and administer federal and private grants and contracts in support of technology research and to provide technical assistance to small technology businesses so they can successfully compete for these funds and contracts.
- To support skilled workforce development for the technology sector through outreach programs, partnerships, and web-based communications activities.