The Advanced Power & Energy Cluster (APC) is operated by the Defense Alliance, in partnership with three other partners. See below for information about the Defense Alliance and its partners and how to get in contact with them for more information (click on the individual's name to email): 
Defense Alliance
The mission of the Defense Alliance is to network and expand the defense and homeland security industries, to create and retain high quality jobs, and to further promote the region’s important contributions to our men and women of the armed forces.

Defense Alliance
2050 Landmark Towers
345 St. Peter Street
St. Paul, MN 55102
Points of Contact
Commander Chip Laingen, U.S. Navy (Ret.)
Executive Director
612.384.4270 – mobile
Patria Lawton
Business Director
Paradigm Positioning, LLC
Tom Nelson
612.968.0959 – mobile
TechLink helps the U.S. Department of Defense and other organizations to commercialize leading- edge new technology by partnering their labs with private sector companies for technology licensing and research and development.

TechLink Center
2310 University Way, 2-2
Bozeman, MT 59715
Point of Contact
Ray Friesenhahn
SBIR & Technology Transition Manager
406.994.7726 – office
Miltech is a Department of Defense Office of Technology Transition Partnership Intermediary and provides hands-on product design, prototyping, technology scouting, and manufacturing assistance to transition innovative technology to the US warfighter rapidly, reliably, and cost-effectively. MilTech provides assistance to DoD customers that are transitioning innovative technology to deployed combat operations.
MilTech Center
2310 University Way, 2-2
Bozeman, MT 59715
Point of Contact
Will Swearingen
406-994-7700– office