Maryland Defense Technology

Commercialization Center

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Maryland COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund Programs for Businesses
The current funding for DefTech expires on Dec 31st, 2021 after which
the program will be on hold pending further financial support
If you would like further information or updates on the status of DefTech
please contact Jennifer Chiasson at the Maryland Department of Commerce
Jennifer can be reached at:


We work with businesses to help them understand the resources available in Department of Defense labs, license intellectual property, and access the facilities, equipment, and expertise that a can help the business grow. We use a rigorous assessment to ensure businesses are ready and fully capable of making the best use of their DoD relationship. We guide businesses through the entire engagement process, advising them through the process and connecting them to critical resources to further reduce risks.


We connect clients to resources, curate exclusive networking and education events, and provide clients with access to market resources.

New Resources

We identify gaps in the entrepreneurial ecosystem and develop new solutions to address those gaps which are tailored to meet the needs of our clients and partners.