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Supporting businesses with tools such as site selection, business pitch services, redevelopment services, technology transfer, incentives, minority business resources, data services and more.
· Maryland Tech Council (TCM)
Building strong technology and life sciences industries by supporting the efforts of their members.
· Maryland Women’s Business Center (MWBC)
Through training, individual counseling, facilitated peer group support, resources and access to capital, MWBC helps women successfully navigate entrepreneurship.
· Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
Assisting small businesses get started and grow with training, counseling and maximization of resources.
Advocates, educates, leads, connects and markets Chamber members. Offering programs for leaders, entrepreneurs, young professionals women in leadership and business wellness.
Meeting the educational and workforce needs of the community by expanding internship and research opportunities for students and increasing civic and service participation.
CREST serves the STEM business community through partnering with higher education. CREST can offer needs-based workforce development with academic partners including courses, full programs, seminars and focused workshops. CREST also offers qualified interns and externs, as well as fostering collaborative projects between industry, educational institutions and federal labs to drive innovation in Frederick County.
Encourages technological innovation and accelerates the development of commercially viable technology-based businesses by providing a nurturing and supportive environment.