Baltimore | Incubators

Everything You Need to Know About Incubator Programs in Baltimore, MD.
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The Hutch

Hutch is an intensive 12-month program that gives entrepreneurs a blueprint for building successful digital service firms, by empowering them with the tools, mentorship, and peer support they need to have a lasting impact.

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Early, Established
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Technology, Software, Enterprise Software, Civic Tech

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8(a) Accelerator Program

The 8(a) Accelerator is a six-week initiative developed in collaboration with the U.S. Small. Business Administration (SBA) to give 8(a) companies the edge they need to win more government contracts.

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Idea, Early, Established
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Government Contracting

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Social Entrepreneur Development by IW

Innovation Works supports neighborhood economic development through the heroic efforts of social entrepreneurs leading impact driven enterprises throughout the city. Innovation Works’ five-step social…

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Idea, Early, Established, Mature, Growth
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Social Impact, Community Development

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bwtech@UMBC Tech South Incubator

Home to a nationally-recognized life-science and technology business incubation program supporting over 25 early-stage bioscience and technology companies, as well as mnull emerged and anchor tenants …

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Idea, Early, Established
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Life Sciences, Technology, Biohealth, Biotechnology

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Established
10,000 Small Businesses

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses is a $500 million investment to help entrepreneurs create jobs and economic opportunity by providing them with greater access to education, financial capital and …

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Regional I-Corps

This short course introduces participants to the key concepts and methodologies used in I-Corps, which is the rigorous market assessment and validation program pioneered by the National Science Founda…

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Early
Pop Up Shops

Got a good idea for a retail shop? Test it out as a 3-month holiday pop-up shop!…

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Early, Established
Industries:

Retail

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The Creative Labs

The Creative Labs is a 24,000sqft, members-only, art incubator, designed to provide our artists with access to a community dedicated to helping them succeed. The Creative Labs includes a state of the …

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Arts and Culture, Creative

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The Saul Zaentz Innovation Fund in Film and Media

The Saul Zaentz Innovation Fund in Film and Media Studies is an incubator program at Johns Hopkins University whose central mission is to connect the Baltimore creative community with prestigious arti…

Startups
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Stages:
Idea, Early
Industries:

Film & Media, Arts and Culture

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bwtech@UMBC Cyber Incubator

Innovative business incubation program that delivers business and technical support to start-up and early-stage cybersecurity/IT products and services companies.…

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Idea, Early, Established
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Cybersecurity, IT, Technology

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Impact Hub

Impact Hub is more than a coworking space. We bring together a community of entrepreneurs, activists, creatives, and professionals to take collaborative action and drive positive change in Baltimore a…

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Idea, Early, Established, Mature
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Social Impact, Sustainability, Education, Finance, Technology, Arts and Culture, Transportation, Economic Development, Community Development, Workforce Development

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Idea
TU Student Launch Pad

We're the hub of entrepreneurial activities and resources helping the TU community to imagine, ignite and transform ideas into action. Make an appointment, attend an event or workshop or just stop by …

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The Startup Nest

The Startup Nest is a business incubator and co-working space that provides an ecosystem that fosters impactful economic development, promotes diverse & inclusive innovation, and is Shifting the Cultu…

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SBIR Proposal Lab

The SBIR Proposal Lab combines information from SBIR tutorials, best-in-industry proposal training, mentoring, proposal reviews, and hands-on guidance throughout the process of developing and submitti…

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Mtech Ventures

Mtech Ventures partners with entrepreneurs to build leading technology companies. With company founders facing challenges such as business planning, staffing, launching, and financing, we provide expe…

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Fells Point Culinary Incubator

Fells Point Culinary Incubator builds commercial Incubator space for product development and community economic enrichment. Our road map is based on placing Incubators within minority communities to h…

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Idea, Early, Established
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Food

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DPW Small Business Development Program

The Department of Public Works (DPW) supports economic and business development in Baltimore City and throughout the region. Serving one of the most diverse regions in the country, DPW invites local m…

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Small Biz
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Stages:
Early, Established, Mature, Growth
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Construction

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Idea
Startup Shell

Startup Shell is the student-run coworking space and incubator at the University of Maryland. We foster entrepreneurship through collaboration.…

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REEF Program

The REEF Program helps young scientists cultivate the leadership and business skills necessary to bring their research into commercial markets and provides students with an enhanced appreciation of th…

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Entrepreneur Training for Success (ETS)

Entrepreneur Training for Success (ETS) is a three­-month, 60­ hour course in business, workforce, life and leadership skills. ETS strongly emphasizes the fundamentals of micro-entrepreneurship, combi…

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ADVANCE Maryland

ADVANCE Maryland is a fast, targeted, virtual service designed to provide significant, sophisticated, technical research assistance to qualified second-stage growth companies with the intent and capac…

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Academy for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

At UMD, we cultivate a campus of fearless innovators to reframe and disrupt the norm to bring about change. By empowering students to reimagine the landscape, not blend in, we prepare them to solve th…

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Moms As Entrepreneurs Academy

The Moms As Entrepreneurs Academy provides current and aspiring mothers with an eight-week hands-on academy. Each week mothers are guided through a custom curriculum that focuses on the mindset of bus…

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UMBC Student Idea Lab

Our focus is to accelerate your entrepreneurial endeavors! Youcan bring life to your business concept by taking advantage ofthe UMBC Student Idea Lab and Business Incubator Program.We support UMBC…

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Small Biz
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Idea, Early, Established
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Technology

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Established
Do Good Scale Your Impact

Scale Your Impact is a signature program of the Do Good Accelerator that provides customized support and financial resources to University of Maryland students and alumni looking to extend their reach…

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Small Biz
Nonprofits
Stages:
Established, Mature, Growth
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Social Impact, Nonprofits

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Accelerate Your Dent

ACCELERATE YOUR DENT is our business incubator for advanced students with existing businesses or business ideas looking to grow their startup to the next level. Teams focus on strengthening their busi…

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Bet on Baltimore

BET ON BALTIMORE is our flagship program. It is an intensive, paid, 5-week summer internship that teaches design thinking, making, and entrepreneurship to support students in launching a business or s…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Stages:
Idea, Early
Industries:

Social Impact, Community Development

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I-Corps

I-Corps is a National Science Foundation (NSF) Initiative to increase the economic impact of research and social entrepreneurship. This course engages participants to explore their ideas and researc…

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Moms Makers Academy

Moms Makers Academy is a 16-week entrepreneurship and making boot camp designed to help YOU launch your makers business! There will be classes on business planning, financing, marketing, setting up an…

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Grow My Business (GMB)

Grow My Business (GMB) is a six-­month business development program designed for ETS graduates and other women who have already initiated their own startup micro­businesses. GMB is designed to increas…

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Entrepreneurial Development & Assistance Center

Morgan State University's Entrepreneurial Center's mission is to connect budding & existing entrepreneurs to resources for venture management & growth…

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Growth
International Innovation Center

BioHealth Innovation, Inc. (BHI) provides international companies the perfect starting point to create or locate US-based subsidiaries by offering a soft landing to companies seeking to grow their US…

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Growth
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Technology

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Hopkins Student Enterprises

Hopkins Student Enterprises (HSE) has been established to provide students from all different disciplines with real-world entrepreneurial and leadership experience; to provide a source of employment a…

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IncubateBaltimore

Our goal with the Incubation Program is to provide member companies with the resources they need — access to seed capital, mentors, potential partners, a collaborative community, etcetera — to transfo…

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PioneerBaltimore

The Pioneer Baltimore program is an initiative of the ETC (Emerging Technology Centers), Baltimore’s award-winning incubator.This program is designed to take your early-stage business idea to the ne…

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LifeBridge Health BioIncubator at Sinai Hospital

Our mission as a business incubator is to improve human health by bringing together emerging businesses, innovative technologies, and leading physicians.…

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Idea, Early, Established, Mature
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Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Healthcare, Health Technology, Technology

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Center for Inovation & Entrepreneurship at Towson University

Fostering entrepreneurial talent, ideas and opportunities through programs, competitions, and the infusion of innovative thinking across campus.…

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Maryland International Incubator

The Maryland International Incubator (MI2) is the outcome of a collaboration between University of Maryland, College Park, and the Maryland Department of Commerce (DBED), aimed at connecting the state…

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Haysbert Center for Entrepreneurship

The Greater Baltimore Urban League was founded “To enable African Americans to secure economic self-reliance, parity, power, and civil rights.”In keeping with it’s mission, GBUL, in partnership with…

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The Do Good Accelerator

The Do Good Accelerator is a collaborative space on campus that supports and helps to scale up students' innovative solutions to our world's most pressing challenges. The Accelerator offers a number o…

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Social Impact, Nonprofits

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Business Resource Center

Nontechnical, services-based companies, or businesses that are too early for the incubator can still get support and assistance through the MCE’s Business Resource Center.The BRC provides experience…

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Harbor Launch

Harbor Launch at the Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology (IMET) is a startup incubator and community for science and science support companies.…

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Small Biz
Nonprofits
Stages:
Early, Established
Industries:

Marine Science, Life Sciences

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Share Kitchen

Share Kitchen is a communal kitchen space where like minded cooks and lovers of food can learn, create, and celebrate.…

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Early, Established, Mature, Growth
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Food

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Idea
Entrepreneurship Bootcamp (JHU Carey Technology Entrepreneurship)

Offers educational support in navigating the early steps of the process as you evaluate promising ideas and concepts to turn into real-world innovations.…

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Bowie State Entrepreneurship Academy

The Entrepreneurship Academy helps students create their own business opportunities or become innovative thinkers and problem-solvers at established companies. Ultimately, the academy strives to becom…

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The Forge

The Forge offers business space and amenities at below-market rates without a long-term commitment. Arrange for retail space, your own work cubicle, or even a drop-in daily flex plan and make your sma…

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Retail

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TU Incubator

TU Incubator supports local, regional, and national member companies with the resources, support, and networks needed to succeed.…

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Early, Established, Mature
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Education, Creative, Health Technology, Health IT, IT, Technology, Consumer Products, Software

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Invisible Majority

Invisible Majority is a Baltimore-based creative community incubator providing space, services and support to Baltimore's independent creative business community.The brain child of curator and educa…

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Idea, Early, Established
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Arts and Culture, Film & Media

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UMBC Faculty Idea Lab

The UMBC Faculty Idea Lab and Business Park Incubator provides support for faculty who have a research product, disclosure, patent or potential technology business concept they want to turn into a bus…

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Technology

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Carey Entrepreneurship Network

The Entrepreneurship Network provides resources and connections for students interested in starting a new business or joining the start-up community. Innovators and entrepreneurs can use these resourc…

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