cyber incubator

Join a dynamic startup community of 45+ cybersecurity and IT companies

The bwtech@UMBC Cyber Incubator is an innovative business incubation program that delivers business and technical support to start-up and early-stage cybersecurity/IT products and services companies.

The Cyber Incubator@bwtech provides CUSTOMIZED BUSINESS SUPPORT, as well as high quality and competitively priced office space on a dedicated, shared or drop in basis.

cyber incubator highlights:

  • 45+ early stage and emerging cyber companies
  • class A office & co-working space
  • strategic partnership with Northrop Grumman Corp.
  • international cybersecurity program
  • proximity to UMBC, a NSA/DHS Academic Center of Excellence for Cybersecurity
  • 5 minutes from BWI International Airport
  • right off of I-95; 10 min from Baltimore City
  • about 15 min from Ft. Meade, the National Security Agency and US Cyber Command

we are also a certified federal HUBZone location!

membership options:




amenities also include:


shared kitchenettes

use of mailing address

support staff

conference rooms

free parking

training & workshops

advisory boards


we have two highly innovative and specialized programs within the cyber incubator@bwtech for qualified companies: 

Northrop Grumman Cync Program

Northrop Grumman’s Cync program builds on bwtech@UMBC’s successful business-incubation framework by offering a scholarship program for companies with the most promising cybersecurity solutions.  For cyber product companies only.


This unique training and incubation program is designed to help overseas cyber entrepreneurs better understand the US cyber market and if accepted into the specialized incubation program, get needed business support to enter it efficiently.