Mission The IDAHO TECHNOLOGY COUNCIL

The mission of the Idaho Technology Council is to help technology companies in Idaho start, grow, and thrive.

Vision

The Idaho Technology Council will help accelerate the growth of Idaho's technology industries to create a lasting identity as one of the fastest growing state economies in the U.S.

Values

Advocacy: spearhead innovative policies that spur the growth and adoption of technology in Idaho.

Education & Inform: Strengthen the research capabilities from state, federal and private sources through the commercialization of intellectual property. Stronger talent pipeline through STEM focus.

Alignment & Awareness: Build collaboration and awareness for resources related to funding, starting and running companies - and recognizing their success.

Areas of Focus THE IDAHO TECHNOLOGY COUNCIL

Areas of Focus
The ITC will focus on developing the Idaho Innovation Ecosystem including:

  • Industry
  • Capital
  • Talented workforce
  • Research
  • Technology Commercialization
  • Government

Three Primary Technology Platforms
The ITC will focus on developing the Idaho Innovation Ecosystem including:

  • Information Technology
  • Agriscience
  • Energy

Core Objectives
The ITC will strive to achieve the following objectives:

  • Provide a valuable networking resource for industry executives, potential partners, academic leaders, investors, government and customers.
  • Foster the conditions necessary to create and retain a talented workforce.
  • Recognize and promote the growth and success of Idaho technology companies.
  • Drive media coverage of issues and opportunities for growth of technology companies in Idaho.
  • Increase awareness of the new and existing resources related to funding, starting, and running innovative companies - and recognizing their success.
  • Provide a resource for businesses to connect with high-quality local service providers.
  • Bring civic minded leaders together to grow opportunities throughout the state.
  • Develop and implement a mentorship program for technology companies in Idaho
  • Industry colloboration partnerships launched and cultivated with Idaho Departments of Commerce and Labor.
  • Advocate for innovative policies that spur the growth and adoption of technology.
  • Strengthen the research capabilities from state, federal and private sources through commercialization of intellectual property.
  • Sponsor major events and develop the Idaho technology Hall of Fame to recognize major contributors to the Idaho technology ecosystem.