The Vermont Center for Emerging Technologies (VCET) is a leading-edge technology business incubator located on Trinity Campus at the University of Vermont in Burlington. VCET offers selected early-stage businesses a menu of traditional incubator services such as furnished office and laboratory space, business consultation, shared office equipment, administrative support, business education and workshops.
Resident and affiliated companies receive added value through VCET’s association with the University of Vermont, and other educational institutions. The role of the Center is twofold:
To increase the number of successful technology-based small
companies originating in or relocating to Vermont.
To promote and accelerate university and industry technology
transfer and commercialization.
Residents of the Center enjoy access to UVM, including many of the same benefits and privileges afforded to faculty, staff and students.
Coaching and mentoring from both on-site and affiliated experts
Direct connections to angel investors and venture capital resources
Availability of research and teaching faculty, and student interns
Access to two libraries and specialized research databases
Collaboration with private and public partners, including: Vermont Technology Council, the Department of Economic Development, the Vermont Business Roundtable, Norwich University, Vermont State Colleges, private corporations and Federal Laboratories.
MENTORS AND COACHES
VCET has enlisted dozens of professionals in various fields of business to support affiliated organizations. Advisors — proven experts in accounting, law, marketing, and venture capital — are on hand to mentor members through complex business issues at every stage of growth. On-site are several dedicated staff to assist with business planning, early-stage funding and joint research opportunities.
Farrell Hall is a Class A office space with laboratories and advanced, cost-effective telecommunication and networking capabilities. The VCET facility is a 4,000 square foot space offering eight offices ranging from 90–150 square feet. This high-quality space is flexible and evokes a sense of credibility and stability for resident companies.
FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT:
Vermont Center for Emerging Technologies
210 Colchester Ave.
Burlington, VT 05405-1757
802-656.3880 | 800.639.3188
This project is funded by a grant from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). SBA's funding should not be construed as an endorsement of any products, opinions, or services. All SBA-funded projects are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis.