incubation support and resources

bwtech@UMBC is committed to helping early-stage cybersecurity, bioscience, clean energy and other technology companies succeed in commercializing their technologies and thrive in an increasingly competitive marketplace. The incubation support services we provide range from a phenomenal entrepreneur-in-residence (EiR) and mentors network … to extensive and relevant training, workshop and networking opportunities … to access to robust resources at UMBC including students, faculty and core facilities. 

entrepreneurs-in-residence & mentoring

Going beyond traditional business incubation, bwtech@UMBC’s model includes an active business-mentoring approach. Our Entrepreneurs-in-Residence (EiRs) help companies set goals and use milestones to maintain focus and plan for growth. We draw on an extensive network of experienced mentors and other resources across a variety of business sectors. EiRs services are offered pro bono.

Please visit our entrepreneurs in residence / key mentors page to learn more about our excellent cohort of EiRs, mentors and advisory board members!

Mentoring services includes help/guidance/consultation on:

  • business plans
  • roadmaps & milestones
  • financial models
  • investor pitches
  • strategic hiring
  • funding/grant applications
  • industry & peer partnerships
  • commercialization plans
  • go-to-market strategies
  • accessing capital / fund raising
  • critical networking & intros
  • and much more. 

learn more about our incubators