April 2023

The latest on innovation and entrepreneurship in Maryland

Nijhara’s extensive experience positions her to ensure that Maryland’s scientists, physicians and companies have the resources to advance their research and deliver cures to patients in need. Her specialties include academic-industrial partnerships, intellectual property protection and management, technology development and commercialization, applied research and development, and technology-led economic development. Learn More

aBreak Music, based in Elkridge, Md., is an international, multi genre artist discovery platform. Bruce Tyler, along with Partner, Jay Stevens, and others, are some of the most experienced and connected executives in the history of music, having worked closely with artists like Beyonce, John Mayer, DJ Khaled, Adele, and many others. Learn More

The Equity Brain Trust is dedicated to creating a more equitable world. Through their software platform Equiscore BI™, the company provides a means for DEI leaders manage and perform all the tasks necessary to help their companies become more equitable. The platform collects data from every corner of the company and quantifies DEI to help leaders identify their specific challenges and risks. It’s also designed to help DEI consultants manage their DEI efforts with their clients. Learn More

CyDeploy created an intelligent automated functional testing solution. By creating a digital twin of the system, CyDeploy allows users to test how planned security updates will impact a system’s functionality. Through this process, businesses can make changes with confidence, knowing that any updates to their systems will not break the functionality of any part of the system. Learn More

The Maryland Makerspace Initiative Program (“Makerspace Program”) was created to encourage the growth of Makerspaces throughout Maryland. To do this, the program provides financial and technical assistance to eligible entities.

The funds are administered by TEDCO to local governments, entities designated by local governments, or nonprofit entities who are seeking assistance with the establishment, expansion, or operation costs of Makerspaces in Maryland. Learn More

Local Maryland company The Equity Brain Trust is dedicated to creating a more equitable world. Through their software platform Equiscore BI™, the company, with help from TEDCO, a Maryland based venture capital leader, provides a means for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion leaders to help their companies become more equitable. Learn More

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It doesn’t matter if you rent, lease, or own your home. Thanks to community solar, anyone with an electricity bill from a major utility across their service territory can save money by getting clean energy through the Neighborhood Sun state-supported community solar program. Learn More

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Established in 2012, the MII program was created as a partnership between the State of Maryland and five Maryland academic research institutions: Johns Hopkins University; Morgan State University; University of Maryland, Baltimore; University of Maryland, Baltimore County; and University of Maryland, College Park. The program’s mission is to accelerate and support the commercialization of promising technologies from bench to market through investments in innovation, entrepreneurship and venture creation. 

So far this year, the MII program has invested $600,000 into 3 new ventures and $1.6 Million awarded to 12 project grants. Learn More
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