Montana State University TechLink Center Joins Forces with The Outpost to Elevate Montana Tech Companies in Federal Innovation

Bozeman, MT & Alexandria, VA – Montana State University TechLink Center (TechLink) and The Outpost are thrilled to announce a new strategic partnership aimed at accelerating the growth and success of emerging technology companies in the state of Montana. This collaboration will leverage both organizations’ strengths in technology transfer, government contracting, and innovation acceleration, offering comprehensive support in SBIR/STTR consulting, training & content, and intellectual property guidance.

TechLink, known for its expertise in facilitating technology partnerships and supporting technology-based economic development, aligns perfectly with The Outpost’s mission of advancing next-generation technologies and securing government contracts. Together, they will provide a robust support system for Montana’s tech companies, helping them navigate the complexities of federal funding and contracting opportunities.

“We are excited to partner with The Outpost to enhance our support for Montana’s technology entrepreneurs,” said Ann Peterson, Program Director for the Montana Innovation Partnership based at TechLink. “This partnership will bring additional resources and expertise to the vibrant tech ecosystem in our state, helping companies to secure non-dilutive funding, navigate government contracts, and accelerate their growth.”

The Outpost, with its proven track record of helping companies grow their government revenue and secure DoD contracts, will provide valuable insights and strategies to Montana’s tech companies. “Our collaboration with TechLink and the Montana Innovation Partnership is a significant step towards bridging the gap between innovative technologies and government needs. We are committed to doing good and making an impact, and this partnership amplifies our ability to support innovative tech companies in Montana,” said David Harden, Founder of The Outpost. 

This partnership marks a significant milestone towards advancing Montana’s innovation economy and fostering economic development. By combining the strengths of the TechLink Center and The Outpost, Montana’s tech companies will have unparalleled access to resources, knowledge, and networks essential for success in the competitive technology landscape.

For more information about the partnership and available services, please contact [email protected] or visit and [The Outpost’s website](


About Montana State University TechLink Center

The MSU TechLink Center, the authorized, nationally focused technology transfer partnership intermediary for the U.S. Department of Defense and Department of Veterans Affairs, is a cornerstone of innovation support, facilitating partnerships and providing SBIR/STTR assistance to advance Montana’s innovation economy.

About The Outpost

The Outpost is a boutique advisory and technology accelerator focused on bridging the gap between innovative tech companies and government stakeholders, driving innovation for the United States.



Ann Peterson
Program Director, Montana Innovation Partnership
Montana State University TechLink Center
2310 University Way, Building 2-2
Bozeman, MT 59717-0530
Phone: 406.994.7700
Email: [email protected]

Linh Hoang
Managing Partner
The Outpost
1 Wales Alley, Suite 100
Alexandria, VA 22314
Email: [email protected]

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