ACTiVATE® Program Partners


The University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) created the ACTiVATE® program through interdepartmental partnerships involving the following areas:

Alex. Brown Center for Entrepreneurship
Office of technology Development
bwtech@UMBC Research and Technology Park

ACTiVATE® partners make a variety of valuable contributions to the program. Such contributions include financial support and services as advisors, speakers, and panelists. Partners contribute technologies to the program and also help to promote it so we can recruit the best participants.

Academic Partners

Johns Hopkins University
Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
Towson University
University of Maryland, Baltimore
University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute
University of Maryland College Park

Corporate Partners

Corporate Office Properties Trust (COPT)
Miles & Stockbridge P.C.
SB & Company
Venable LLP
Whiteford, Taylor & Preston, LLP

Government Partners

Baltimore County Department of Economic Development
Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development
Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO)
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
National Science Foundation (NSF)

Foundation Partner

Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation

Community Partners

Women in Bio (WIB)
Women in Technology (WIT)
Society of Women Engineers (SWE)

EXPANSION Partner

Path Forward Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship