JULY 2020
The latest on innovation and entrepreneurship in Maryland
MSCRF Awards in 2020

Funding approved for 2nd round of 2020 recipients for a total of $7,053,759. The Commission has also issued a Request for Applications (RFAs) for its first round of funding for FY2021.

Maryland Small Business COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund

The MSBDFA program is receiving $5M from the State of Maryland (via the Care Act federal funds) to make loans to Maryland-based small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The loans will be 5-year term loans, between $25,000 - $200,000, with 0% interest and no payments in year 1 and 2% interest over the remaining term.

Applications are processed on a 1 st  come – 1 st  served basis.

Applications Open: Monday, July 20, 2020

Groundbreaking fish research led by UMBC’s Yonathan Zohar draws aquaculture giant AquaCon to Maryland for nearly $1 billion project

American Farm Bureau's 2021 Ag Innovation Challenge

Deadline to apply is July 31, 2020

Funding Opportunity from the US Army Medical Research and Development Command

In the News
Glyscend Therapeutics Completes $20.5M Financing Round to Advance Novel Oral Polymer Therapy for Type 2 Diabetes

Over $8M in 2020 Stem Cell Funding Awards Continue to Fuel Maryland’s Leading Cell Therapy Industry

MedTech Innovator Announces Top 50 Medtech Startups Selected for Annual Showcase and Accelerator

F3 Tech Announces Third Annual Accelerator Program

Maryland Entrepreneurial Events
F3Tech: Ag Innovation Webinar Promotional Toolkit

Monday, July 20, 2020
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Market Research for A Small Business or Entrepreneur: Market Size & Trends

Tuesday, August 4, 2020
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

4th Annual Maryland Cybersecurity Awards Celebration

September 16, 2020
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

MEDA 2020 Annual Conference

September 21-24, 2020

Bio Innovation Conference

October 5, 2020

GBC's 65th Annual Meeting

October 14, 2020
Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel

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