Community Partners Directory

Prospera Business Network

Prospera Business Network is the leading non-profit organization advancing and supporting community-centered economic development in southwest Montana. Our focus is helping people start and grow their business – in turn strengthening our regional economy and communities. Prospera provides confidential business counseling, professional trainings, business financing, development grants and a suite of business networking and support programs.

Bozeman, MT

Montana High Tech Business Alliance

Launched in April 2014, the Montana High Tech Business Alliance is a nonpartisan statewide trade association. We support an industry growing up to nine times the overall Montana economy, paying twice the median wage, generating more than $2 billion in annual revenues, and creating 1,700 new jobs per year.


In 1990, a Navy SEAL was navigating a minefield when his pack failed. As his gear tumbled to the ground, he vowed that if he got out of there alive he would make gear the right way. Today, this commitment to quality and reliability applies to everything we do. We’re constantly researching, refining and perfecting every detail to provide products that won’t let you down. At Blackhawk, we’re not just making gear; we’re honoring a vow.

Manhattan, Montana

Montana World Trade Center

Montana World Trade Center helps Montana businesses expand internationally through prescriptive business assistance,  trade education, and innovative strategies designed to strengthen Montana’s international trade and investment portfolio.  

Missoula, Montana

S Massie Consulting LLC

At S Massie Consulting, we provide peace of mind through export consulting, customized EAR and ITAR compliance programs, and company training. As export compliance experts, we assist companies to implement three key strategies:  accurate export classification codes, fully documented export and/or ITAR compliance programs, and training for employees. All these strategies are customized to your company. 

Boise,  ID

Plastic Design & Manufacturing

Plastic Design & Mfg’g Inc ( PDM ) is an international company with headquarters in Manhattan, MT. and factories in Juarez MX, and tool engineering /logistics offices in Shenzhen China. We specialize in thermoplastic molded parts & assemblies and can provide material recommendations, prototyping, design & development for the optics, communications, hardware and outdoor products companies. We run 24 hours / day ; 5-6 days per week with globally competitive operations.

Manhattan, MT

Montana Science Center

Montana Science Center is a non-profit institution providing hands-on learning experiences in science and technology that inspire creativity, innovation, and lead to real-world application. MSC’s partnership with MPIA enables it to design and offer educational programs and exhibits that directly relate to and highlight Montana businesses and research.

Bozeman, Montana

Franklin Innovation

Our specialty is electronic design engineering, utilizing proven technologies to solve complex problems.  We design, build & deliver fully functional prototype products for your review.  This includes all electronic hardware & software for the sensors, embedded controls and the user interface.  Our capabilities are well suited to all industries that require cutting-edge designs.  Our most exciting photonics electronics design contributed to the development of a laser ultrasonic non-destructive inspection system that delivers high clarity images in the microns.  For the product housing requirements and design, we partner with local Salient Technologies for creative, professional designs that dazzle.

Bozeman, Montana


MonArk Quantum Foundary

The MonArk Quantum Foundry is an NSF program that is jointly led by Montana State University and the University of Arkansas with the overarching mission to accelerate two-dimensional materials research for quantum technologies in the US.

Bozeman, Montana


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