Oklahoma Tech Center Connects Talent
- By Dan Caterinicchia, Dan Caterinicchia
- May 01, 2000
The Oklahoma Technology Commercialization Center is recruiting people who
can help up-and-coming companies with technology needs.
The center is looking for engineers, business-plan writers, World Wide
Web site designers any service providers that it can refer to its client
base of more than 170 Oklahoma technology companies.
"Our mission is to assist technology-based companies in Oklahoma through
the complex process of technology commercialization," said Randy Goldsmith,
the center's executive director.
"Not only are we creating new wealth in Oklahoma by helping advanced
technology companies succeed, we are spreading the wealth to those service
providers who assist in their success," he said.
The center also is identifying university professors and instructors
to be consultants for technology businesses.
The Oklahoma Technology Development Corporation, a private nonprofit
corporation focused on creating additional high-tech businesses in the
state, operates the center.
The center is funded by the Oklahoma Center for the Advancement of Science
and Technology and by state appropriations.