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Accelerator for the Commercialization of Technology (ACT)

The Accelerator for the Commercialization of Technology is a ground-breaking partnership between local research institutions and the Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship (MCE) in Howard County. The first MOU was signed with the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) and others are underway.

Through this program, institutions such as APL will identify promising technologies developed by their scientists and engineers with potential commercial applications, and the Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship will use its network of entrepreneurs, guidance and resources to launch successful businesses. The MCE will also provide space in its business incubator, the iCat, to help the new ventures grow and prosper.

For more information, please contact mce@hceda.org.

 

Howard Tech Council

The Howard Tech Council is at the epicenter of the local tech community. Our active and engaged membership base spans a variety of industries, providing members with access to a diverse collection of organizations.

Innovation Catalyst (iCat)

The MCE incubator program, called the Innovation Catalyst (iCat) helps companies accelerate the commercialization of innovative technologies.