• UT APEX Accelerator Info and Seminars

  • The UT Center for Industrial Service's (CIS) APEX Accelerator assists businesses in competing successfully in local, state, and federal government contracting. 

    UT CIS has provided these services since 1986. APEX Accelerators are funded, in part, by the U. S. Department of Defense and is administered through a cooperative agreement with the
    DOD Office of Small Business Programs (OSBP). APEX Accelerator services are delivered to you at no charge. 

    Some of our counseling services:

    • Bid searching  
    • Capability statements
    • Cyber security (CMMC)
    • Elevator speeches 
    • Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) 
    • Market research
    • Registration in local, state, and federal vendor databases.
    • Registration in the System for Award Management (SAM)
    • Assistance to SBIR/STTR applicants & awardees 

    To become an APEX Accelerator client, please click the "New Client Sign-up" here: https://tnptac.ecenterdirect.com/?home=5

    To see upcoming webinars and conferences: https://tnptac.ecenterdirect.com/events?reset=1‚Äč

    Other events coming up:

    October 10th – Government Contracting 101 – Part 1: https://tnapex.ecenterdirect.com/events/4119

    October 11th – Government Contracting 101 – Part 2: https://tnapex.ecenterdirect.com/events/4120

    October 12th – 2023 National APEX Day: https://tnapex.ecenterdirect.com/events/4127

    October 16th – How to do business with FEMA: https://tnapex.ecenterdirect.com/events/4124

    October 26th – 2023 Construction Opportunities Conference: https://tnapex.ecenterdirect.com/events/4111

    For questions, please contact East TN APEX Counselor Jutta Bangs at 865-483-0623 or jutta.bangs@tennessee.edu.