From offices in Boise, Post Falls, Twin Falls, and Pocatello, TechHelp Specialists help Idaho manufacturers, food processors and entrepreneurs improve their competitiveness through continuous product and process innovation.

Our Network

At its very foundation, TechHelp is about partnerships. For instance, as a partnership of Idaho’s three state universities, TechHelp offers services statewide and acts as a bridge between the universities and the private sector. Similarly, as part of the National Manufacturing Extension Partnership or MEP, TechHelp works with Sister Centers in all 50 states and Puerto Rico to serve small and medium-sized manufacturers. In addition, through its collaborations at the federal, state and local level, TechHelp works with manufacturers to develop new products and customers, expand and diversify markets, adopt new technology and enhance value within supply chains. In other words, TechHelp serves as a bridge to other organizations and federal research labs that share a passion for improving the manufacturing community. In conclusion, TechHelp’s “No Wrong Door” policy means that we help clients find the best resources to meet their needs – even if we are not in a partnership with them. Above all, our partnerships make sure the door swings both ways.

Our Partners

NIST MEP

TechHelp is part of the National Institute of Standards and Technology Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NIST MEP) – a national network of Centers with 1,200 technical experts who understand manufacturers’ needs.
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Idaho Manufacturing Alliance

IMA is a membership organization focused on nurturing an environment of knowledge sharing, innovation, and sustainable manufacturing growth in the region.
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EDA University Center

Making the resources of universities available to the economic development community.

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Boise State University

TechHelp is Headquartered at Boise State, an emerging metropolitan research university of distinction. 
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Idaho State University

TechHelp covers the state’s southeastern area from Idaho State University, with a long and distinguished history of leadership, research, education, and service.
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Department of Animal, Veterinary and Food Sciences

TechHelp’s Food Specialists are part of the UI Department of Animal, Veterinary, and Food Sciences that conducts focused, comprehensive and integrated research and teaching programs that directly support animal agriculture and food science.
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Idaho Department of Commerce

Creating jobs, strengthening communities, and marketing the state.
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Idaho Department of Labor

Provides employment services to companies and individuals through 24 offices located throughout the state.
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Idaho Department of Agriculture

Safeguards the public, plants, animals, and environment with education and regulation.
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Idaho DEQ

Ensures clean air, water, and land and protects Idaho citizens from the adverse health impacts of pollution.
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CAES Technical Assistance Program

Making the resources of universities available to the economic development community.
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Idaho SBDC

Delivers consulting, training, technical and environmental regulatory assistance in small business management.
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Idaho SBDC Business Accelerators

Help emerging companies rapidly grow in the Treasure Valley.
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Food Northwest

A trade association organized to advance food industry production and deliver safe food from the Pacific Northwest to the world.
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Intermountain 3D

Brings commercial 3D printing capabilities to manufacturers, product designers, and entrepreneurs.
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SGW Designworks

Provides full product design and engineering, including mechanical design, predictive analysis, embedded systems development, process design, and manufacturing management.
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Idaho District Export Council

A volunteer organization that provides professional advice to help Idaho firms compete and win business in the international marketplace.
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