Pre-Seed Investment Funds
Invests in and provides executive support to Maryland-based technology companies run by entrepreneurs who demonstrate economic disadvantage.

Accepting applications for Spring cohort.
Supporting the growth of technology-based companies in Maryland's rural regions.
Investment Funds
Works alongside entrepreneurs to drive the next wave of startups and aims to be a resource to all seed companies.

Applications assessed on rolling basis.
An early-stage, evergreen venture capital fund dedicated to funding and growing the next generation of outstanding businesses in Maryland.

Applications assessed on rolling basis.
Tech Transfer Funds
Accelerating human stem cell-based research and cures through grants to public and private entities in the State.

Application deadline: January 14, 2021
Accelerating to market promising technologies with significant commercial potential from Maryland academic research institutions.


I-CORPS Program

The I-Corps program is an immersive learning experience developed by the National Science Foundation for researchers, faculty, students, and others to determine if the problem they are working to solve exists on a larger scale in the market.

Deadline to apply:
January 18, 2021
Apply Now to TEDCO's SBIR/STTR Proposal Lab

Up to 25 companies will be selected to participate in the SBIR/STTR Proposal Lab to assist in their National Science Foundation (NSF) SBIR/STTR proposal submissions in 2021. The Proposal Lab runs from January-June 2021.

Deadline extended: January 15, 2021

Questions? Contact Ron Kaese,
Mid-Atlantic Region FLC

The Mid-Atlantic Region of the FLC comprises over 100 federal laboratories and over 350 federal facilities. The Region is a gateway to both the Mid-Atlantic labs and the over 300 federal labs that make up the FLC. Reaching across agency lines, the core players are the technology transfer, licensing, and commercialization professionals for the federal labs.
TEDCO Talks: A new virtual series featuring thought leaders in economic development from across the State of Maryland. Join TEDCO's CEO & Executive Director, Troy LeMaile-Stovall, in thought-provoking conversations with regional leaders about the future of Maryland’s innovation ecosystem. 
Interview with Secretary Kelly Schulz, Maryland Department of Commerce
Interview with Michele Whelley, EAGB

Interview with Claire Broido Johnson, Maryland Momentum Fund
TEDCO now hiring for multiple positions
January 7, 2021

2021 MBIA Kick Off Meeting

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
January 14, 2021

MEDA Winter Conference

8:45 AM - 11:00 AM

January 28, 2021

Virtual Rocket Pitch + Power Networking

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
$5M Economic Relief Approved for Maryland Businesses Hit Hardest: New State Emergency Funding to be Administered by TEDCO
Citybizlist Interview with Troy LeMaile-Stovall, CEO of TEDCO
TEDCO ranked #1 for Venture Capital Firms in the 2019 Baltimore Business Journal Book of Lists
Experts Collaborate Across Industry Sectors to Advance Clean Energy in Maryland

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