About Montana Board of Research and Commercialization Technology
The Montana Board of Research and Commercialization Technology (MBRCT) was created in 1999 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 encourages 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
Award 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.