Massachusetts is well-positioned for success in the global arena as a center of innovation, a leader in key growth industries and home to world-class universities and research institutions. MassTech helps build the foundation to help Massachusetts companies increase exports, find new customers and succeed in the global economy. MassTech also partners with public and private entities, including the Massachusetts Office of International Trade and Investment, to promote our Commonwealth as a Global Innovation Hub.
2013 GSMA Mobile World Congress - Massachusetts Delegation Opportunity
The GSMA Mobile World Congress is the world's premier mobile industry event each year. Through a special partnership with the government of Catalonia, the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative has been invited to recruit a delegration of companies to the 2013 Mobile World Congress. In Barcelona, Massachusetts will have a booth, promotional opportunities, and meeting space at the event. For full information, CLICK HERE.
Massachusetts STEP Grant Program - Readiness Assessment & Application Information
The Massachusetts Office of International Trade and Investment (MOITI), in collaboration with the Massachusetts Small Business Development Center Network (MSBDC) and the Massachusetts Export Center, is pleased to announce the Massachusetts State Trade and Export Promotion (STEP) Grant Program. Through a grant from the United States Small Business Administration, the MOITI will provide grants to eligible Massachusetts small businesses for the purpose of increasing export sales of their goods and services. For full information, CLICK HERE.
International Strategy Report
Working in partnership with public, private and academic sectors, MassTech crafted an international strategy for the Commonwealth to reap the benefits of cross-border collaborations. The report, An International Strategy for Massachusetts, provides a clear, detailed blueprint for creating new jobs and stimulating economic growth through increased international trade and investment.
The Strategy reviews the state’s assets, obstacles, and competition from other states. The report affirms Massachusetts’ stature as a global leader in several areas with a world-renowned life sciences industry, world-class academic institutions and research centers, and leading clean technology and alternative energy standards. The Strategy predicates future success on increased interagency collaboration and state interaction with universities and business communities on international economic activities.