UMBC is a public research university integrating teaching, research and service to benefit the citizens of Maryland. UMBC contributes to the economic development of the State and the region through entrepreneurial initiatives, workforce training, K-16 partnerships and technology commercialization in collaboration with public agencies and the corporate community.
As the state's primary economic development agency, Commerce stimulates private investment and creates jobs by attracting new businesses, encouraging the expansion and retention of existing companies, and provides workforce training and financial assistance to Maryland companies.
Baltimore County's dynamic economy is driven by national leaders and regional businesses that span every major industry sector. With an enviable business climate and a strong and diversified economic base, Baltimore County is now Maryland’s second largest job center.
The Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore (EAGB) is a not-for-profit economic development organization led by a partnership of regional business executives, elected government officials and leaders from higher education, focused on fostering business retention and development, job creation and new investment throughout the Greater Baltimore region.
TEDCO is an independent organization that strives to be Maryland’s lead source for entrepreneurial business assistance and seed funding for the development of start-up companies in Maryland’s innovation economy.