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About Montana Board of Research and Commercialization Technology

In 2019, the Montana Legislature sunset MBRCT through House Bill 52. The program was first funded in 2000 by the Montana Legislature (under MCA 2-15-1819) to provide a predictable and stable source of funding for research and commercialization projects in Montana. MBRCT encouraged economic development through investment in research projects that have a clear path to commercialization. 

Administrative Rules for MBRCT can be found at: http://www.mtrules.org/gateway/RuleNo.asp?RN=8.100.101
 

Program Objectives

Awarded authorized funds to research and commercialization projects with significant potential to improve the state's economy by:

  • Supporting projects that have the involvement of private companies;
  • Supporting projects that enhance the state's research infrastructure;
  • Supporting projects that show a clear path to commercialization in Montana; and
  • Providing oversight management of awarded grants.
     

MBRCT Mission Statement

To support the development of research and technology that has commercial potential within Montana by providing leadership and funding resources for those activities.


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