bwtech@UMBC: Research & Technology Park


Sponsor Resources

Funding for bwtech@UMBC’s business incubation programs are supplemented by contributions and support from corporate, university and economic development partners. These sponsors provide the critical resources that aid businesses in their success at bwtech@UMBC. Current sponsors include:

Corporate Partners
Arent Fox Government Contractor Services
Ashton-Group Services, LLC
Corporate Office Properties Trust (COPT)
Cyber Human Capital, LLC
Human Resources Incorporated (HRi)
Integrated Insurance Solutions, The Hartford, Payce Payroll, and Mass Mutual
Merritt Properties, LLC
Northrop Grumman Corporation
SB & Company
Whiteford, Taylor, & Preston LLP

Economic Development Partners
Baltimore County Department of Economic and Workforce Development
Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore (EAGB)
Maryland Department of Commerce
Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO)

University Sponsors
University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC)

Event Sponsors
UBS Financial Services, Inc.


Current services funded by sponsors include:

Cyber Incubator and CyberHive:

  • Expert Speaker Series sessions in which a representative visits the incubator to discuss legal matters in the cyber/IT market. (Whiteford, Taylor & Preston)
  • Office hours in which companies can receive legal advice on matters pertaining to their specific businesses. (Whiteford, Taylor & Preston)
  • Office hours in which companies can receive financial or accounting advice on matters pertaining to their specific businesses. (SC&H)
  • Beer & Business meetings in which speakers present important sessions regarding activity in cyber security, intellectual property, mergers and acqusitions. (Whiteford, Taylor & Preston)
  • The Cync program which provides scholarships for office space and delivers business development and technical support for selected cyber product companies. (Northrop Grumman)
  • Business Assistance grants that provide funding for specific projects or training workshops tailored to the needs of the incubator companies. Past sessions include Technology Marketing Series with the former CMO of SourceFire, networking and business development training sessions, and social media marketing sessions. (TEDCO)
  • Government Contracting Institute. (TargetGov;

Life Science and Clean Energy Technology Incubators:

  • Monthly CEO Roundtables. (Whiteford Taylor and Preston)
  • Office hours, briefings and presentations on current topics. (Whiteford Taylor and Preston; SC&H)
  • Entrepreneurs in Residence. (Baltimore County)
  • Business Assistance Grants – grants for specific projects or training workshops. (TEDCO)
  • Networking and holiday events. (Stifel Nicholaus; Whiteford Taylor and Preston)