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Hawaiʻi Technology Development Corporation

HTDC is a dynamic state agency driving Hawaiʻi’s economic diversification by fostering innovation, developing talent, and providing capital. HTDC is accelerating the growth of Hawaiʻi’s tech industry, by creating new job opportunities & possibilities for our island residents.

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HTDC Executive Director (Open Applications)

Closing Date 8/11/23 @ 12AM HST. The Hawai’i Technology Development Corporation (HTDC) is seeking to hire an Executive Director. HTDC is an agency of the State of Hawai`i and attached to DBEDT for administrative purposes.  As a lead State agency...

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Pacific Tech 2024

Sunday, October 27, 2024 5:00 PM - Tuesday, October 29, 2024 4:00 PM

Hawaiʻi Convention Center

1801 Kalākaua Ave, Honolulu, HI 96815

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Programs for Hawaiʻi Businesses

For Manufacturing

As Hawaiʻi’s Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) Center, HTDC’s INNOVATE Hawaiʻi enhances the productivity, growth, and technical performance of small and medium-sized manufacturers. We work with the folks shaping industry trends and best practices. Through our network, we’ll connect you with trusted advisors who can help address your immediate needs and plan a path to growth.

Tech and Innovation

HTDC is focused on building a sustainable technology and innovation based ecosystem in Hawaiʻi that fosters collaboration, entrepreneurship, and technological advancement. By providing co-working space, educational programs, funding, mentoring and access to resources, businesses can launch, quickly scale, and become globally competitive.

Energy Tech

With over 20 years of hydrogen and fuel cell research, demonstration and education in partnership with the U.S. Air Force and the State of Hawaiʻi, HTDC’s HCATT is a clean energy leader and serves as the State of Hawaiʻi’s premier advocate for renewable energy technology integration and business development, facilitating the State’s transition to 100% renewable energy by 2045.

Business Resources

HTDC’s comprehensive approach to supporting technology and innovation includes a variety of services tailored to the unique needs of businesses in Hawaiʻi. From financial support to fostering a collaborative environment, HTDC is dedicated to accelerating the growth of Hawaiʻi’s innovation and technology-driven businesses.

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A range of funding opportunities are available through HTDC to help businesses launch, transition from research to commercialization, streamline operations, and diversify their product offerings so that they can reach both in-state, national and global customers. Visit our funding page to learn more.
Sponsorships have been instrumental in establishing new partnerships and enhancing HTDC’s impact on the technology, manufacturing and innovation sectors in Hawaiʻi. Varying based on the availability of funds, support is available for events and programs that align with and promote tech entrepreneurship, innovation, and manufacturing within the state.
HTDC’s commitment to nurturing the technology industry and its support for talent are integral to Hawaiʻi’s economic growth and the creation of new job opportunities. Through collaborations with businesses and educational institutions along with initiatives like the Holiday Tech Job Fair and more, HTDC continues to play a pivotal role in shaping a skilled and competent workforce that can meet the demands of Hawaiʻi’s burgeoning technology industry.
HTDC is involved in developing talent to drive innovation and tech-enable local businesses to remain globally competitive. This includes educational programs and mentoring to grow businesses from startup to product launch. From on-site training for employees to professional training for business leaders, HTDC offers an array of learning opportunities to propel your business forward.