Maryland Defense Technology

Commercialization Center

Date & Time Event Location Description
Oct. 10, 2019, 5 p.m. Growing & Sustaining Manufacturing and Other “Maker” Businesses in SoMD The College of Southern Maryland 115 Prince William Rd., Prince Frederick, MD This SMIT event features manufacturing industry experts from the Baltimore area, offering assistance, information and resources to entrepreneurs in Southern Maryland.
Oct. 15, 2019, 5:30 p.m. Funding Product Development with SBIRs FITCI 118 N Market St, Frederick, MD 21701 The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program provides an opportunity for entrepreneurs and small businesses to engage in Federal Research/Research and Development (R/R&D) that has the potential for commercialization.
Oct. 16, 2019, 4 p.m. Funding (MIPS, TEDCO): How and when to access different funding sources 6751 Columbia Gateway Dr, Columbia, MD 21046 Funding. It’s one of the first things new entrepreneurs ask about and it seems to be shrouded in mystery. We’re going to help demystify the funding timeline and bring in some funding sources to bring clarity.
Oct. 28, 2019, 5:30 p.m. Market Analysis: Are you in the right place? The Ground Floor 2021G Pulaski Hwy, Havre De Grace, MD 21078 Do you know why some products seem to become overnight successes while others wither on store shelves and cost businesses ROI? It’s because of the time and effort founders expend in fully understanding their market opportunity.
Oct. 29, 2019, 8 a.m. TEDCO's Entrepreneur Expo THE HOTEL AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND 7777 BALTIMORE AVE. // COLLEGE PARK, MD 20740
Nov. 6, 2019, 5:30 p.m. Customer Discovery: Will they buy what you’re selling? 6751 Columbia Gateway Drive, Columbia, MD Reduce risks inherent in developing products and running a business. Learn about how deep customer discovery can put your business on the path to increased ROI.
Nov. 12, 2019, 5:30 p.m. Product Development FITCI 118 N Market St, Frederick, MD 21701 Product development likely includes more than what you might expect. But the high costs of product development and customer acquisition requires that we understand how to scope, design, test, develop, and market products that delight...
Nov. 14, 2019, 5:30 p.m. Pitching: Get it right, every time The Ground Floor 2021G Pulaski Hwy, Havre De Grace, MD 21078 Learning to pitch is a critical skill for the life of your business. You need it when you seek funding as well as when you try to woo that great tech expert to your team or a super sharp CFO. You need to be able to tell your story...