Technology Transfer

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Montgomery County is a great place for technology transfer & commercialization.

  • Home to the largest concentration of federal laboratories in the nation
  • Close proximity to the University of Maryland System and Johns Hopkins University researchers
  • Highly-educated workforce
  • Home to 25% of Maryland’s incubators

Montgomery County Department of Economic Development assists local business, entrepreneurs,  researchers, and investors through its technology transfer initiative.

The Montgomery County Tech Transfer Program (MCT2) includes:

  • Gateway to Innovation Welcome Center located at the William E. Hanna, Jr. Innovation Center at Shady Grove
  • A monthly Speakers Series
  • Access to local tech transfer events (see sidebar)
  • Numerous partnership and networking opportunities
  • Certificate Programs
  • Innovation 2 Commercialization Conference
  • Online Resource Center

If you are in need of assistance or have any questions about the MCT2 Program, please contact DED by phone at 240-777-2018 or e-mail.

MCT2 in the News

  • Chesapeake Bay Seed Capital Fund
  • Maryland Industrial Partnerships (MIPS) Proposal Applications
  • State Officials Kick Off Second Annual InvestMaryland Challenge
  • Tech Transfer Speakers Series Presentations
  • BHI Publishes BioHealth Entrepreneur’s Resource and Finance Guide