Promotes Baltimore as a region with strong life science communities and internationally reknowned research universities.
Biotechnical Institute of Maryland
The BioTechnical Institute of Maryland, Inc. (BTI) was founded in 1998 as a non-profit 501 (c)(3) corporation, to fill a need for specialty scientific training of entry-level biotechnicians for employment in Maryland's rapidly expanding biotechnology industry. The BTI Laboratory Associates Program provides tuition-free training in basic laboratory skills to bright, ambitious, unemployed and under-employed Maryland residents. A combination of classroom instruction, and on-the-job work experience, enables BTI's successful graduates to realize employment options, while employers benefit from a stream of ready-for-hire, well-qualified lab technicians.
Capital Access Network
CAN allows entrepreneurs of start-up companies in Maryland, Washington DC, Virginia, and Delaware to connect with active, accredited angel investors. It offers assessment and mentoring of companies seeking angel investment and distributes executive summaries directly to angel network.
Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship/UM Smith School
Founded in 1986, the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship is a top-tier entrepreneurial institute recognized around the world as a leader in enterprise creation. Forward looking and community focused, the Center actively encourages a real-world business culture that innovatively bridges the theoretical with the practical.
Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore
The Economic Alliance is the regional economic development marketing organization that brings together business, government, and educational institutions in Greater Baltimore. The Economic Alliance is your one-stop resource for regional data, introductions into the business community and quality of life information.
USAMRIID conducts basic and applied research on biological threats resulting in medical solutions to protect military service members and is the lead medical research laboratory for the U.S. Biological Defense Research Program.
Greater Baltimore Committee
The GBC is a regional, membership organization of more than 500 businesses, nonprofit organizations, and educational and civic institutions. Members are located in Baltimore City and Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Harford, and Howard counties. The GBC’s mission is to improve the business climate of the Baltimore region by organizing its corporate and civic leadership to develop solutions to the problems that affect the region's competitiveness and viability.
Greater Baltimore Technology Council
The GBTC is devoted to one goal: building and growing the Greater Baltimore Region's Business & Technology community. The GBTC offers peer-to-peer programming where individuals can create trusted connections, learn from each other, and ultimately develop long-lasting, business relationships. Acting as the gateway to the region’s technology community, the GBTC promotes that innovation and business thrive in Greater Baltimore.
Howard Technology Council
The Howard Technology Council (HTC) is the premier resource for business growth. The HTC provides vision, awareness, forum and focus for informative programs and business networking opportunities that promote technology businesses in Howard County.
Johns Hopkins Office of Technology Transfer
The mission of Johns Hopkins Technology Transfer (JHTT) is to advance the mission of the Johns Hopkins University to bring the benefits of discovery to the world, by implementing the commercialization of university inventions for the public good. To achieve this vision, we will engage strategically with our stakeholders - faculty, industry, sister institutions and funding entities to become a vital component of the University's commitment to social responsibility and public service.
Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School
The Johns Hopkins Carey Business School was established in 2007 with a gift of $50 million from Trustee Emeritus Wm. Polk Carey. The Johns Hopkins Carey Business School shares the Johns Hopkins University’s dedication to improving lives on a global scale by addressing pivotal societal issues, including health, poverty, education, and environmental sustainability through rigorous research and education. The Carey Business School offers a Master of Business Administration/Master of Science in Biotechnology degree, combining business and science in one program.
Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation
The Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation protects and empowers Marylanders by safeguarding workers, protecting consumers, providing a safety net and cultivating a thriving workforce that can meet the demands of Maryland’s dynamic economy.
Maryland Industrial Partnerships
The Maryland Industrial Partnerships (MIPS) program accelerates the commercialization of technology in Maryland by jointly funding collaborative R&D projects between companies and University System of Maryland faculty. MIPS provides funding, matched by participating companies, for university-based research projects that help companies develop new products. MIPS projects help companies find solutions to technical challenges, as well as develop products, processes or training materials. MIPS projects are conducted by university faculty and graduate students in conjunction with company researchers.
MD World Class Manufacturing Consortium
The Maryland World Class Consortia is a collaborative effort: a non-profit organization built and sustained through the involvement of state and local government, expert practitioners and service providers, and a diverse collection of member companies (manufacturing, aerospace and defense, engineering, financial service firms, health care providers, commercial and food products, and many others).
MdBio foundation, a private charitable organization, provides and supports bioscience awareness, education and workforce development in the state of Maryland.
Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute
The Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech), focuses on two things: possibilities and results. Mtech offers programs, courses, workshops and competitions to help aspiring entrepreneurs learn how to bring their ideas
and products to the world. Mtech helps faculty, student, and regional entrepreneurs create successful ventures. Mtech helps companies solve vital challenges and develop top-selling products that improve and save lives by connecting them with resources to succeed.
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Founded in 1901, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), is a non-regulatory federal agency within the U.S. Department of Commerce. NIST's mission is to promote U.S. innovation and industrial competitiveness by advancing measurement science, standards, and technology in ways that enhance economic security and improve our quality of life.
National Institutes of Health
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is the steward of medical and behavioral research for the Nation. Its mission is science in pursuit of fundamental knowledge about the nature and behavior of living systems and the application of that knowledge to extend healthy life and reduce the burdens of illness and disability.
Parenteral Drug Association
The PDA is the leading global provider of science, technology and regulatory information and education for the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical community. In keeping with its 60-year history of promoting the growth of pharmaceutical science and technology, PDA introduced the PDA Training and Research Institute (PDA-TRI).
Technology Council of Maryland /MdBio
The TCM is a non-profit consortium of technology firms, federal labs, education institutions and business support firms, collectively forming the Maryland tech community. MdBio, a Division of the Tech council of Maryland (TCM), seeks to unify, empower and advance Maryland’s bioscience industry, providing comprehensive support services to its members and the broader community. Areas of emphasis include corporate and business development, networking and community building, education and workforce development, and communications. The organization works to catalyze growth, development, and global recognition of bioscience in Maryland.
MD Technology Development Corporation
The vision of Maryland Technology Corporation (TEDCO) is to position Maryland as the premier 21st century location for technology and technology-based economic development. TEDCO's mission is to facilitate the creation of businesses and foster their growth in all regions of the State through the commercialization of technology. TEDCO's Role is to be Maryland's leading source of funding for technology transfer and development programs and entrepreneurial business assistance.
ACTiVATE® is a year-long program to train women with significant technical or business experience to be entrepreneurs and to create start-up companies from inventions from Maryland research institutions and federal agencies.
University of Maryland Intellectual Property Legal Resource Center
The MIPLRC provides services from its locations at the Maryland Technology Development Center in Rockville, Maryland, and the University of Maryland School of Law in Baltimore, Maryland. In addition to offering academic courses for law students at the University of Maryland School of Law, the Center also presents workshops and lectures on intellectual property issues of relevance to high technology and biotechnology start-up companies. The Center was designed to have three distinct components: an academic program, a clinical program, and a public policy and ethics program.
University of Maryland Smith School of Business The Smith School undergraduate and graduate programs (MBA/MS, EMBA, and PhD) go beyond core business areas to teach people how to think and be innovative in a 21st century economy driven by globalization, entrepreneurship and technology. Smith graduates have a competitive edge that goes beyond their skills and knowledge. The Smith School’s strengths in both academics and research are reflected in its rankings and other accolades. The Financial Times ranks the school’s full-time MBA program #20 in the U.S. The school’s part-time MBA program is also ranked among the nation’s best and is annually rated #1 in the Washington, D.C.–Baltimore region by U.S.News & World Report.
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