SCORE is a fantastic resource for those looking to start or expand a business. SCORE provides free advice and consulting services and connect small businesses with mentors to guide them through the start-up and business expansion processes.
The government has launched innumerable programs that are all geared towards the achievement of this goal. Some of these programs involve the provision of technical assistance, training sessions, and strategies that would potentially help business owners in marketing their products and in expanding their businesses.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has established the Research Opportunities in Space and Earth Sciences (ROSES) 2011 Program in order to support their agency's Science Mission Directorate (SMD).