NanoBioFAB earns $10,000 Award from the Universities at Shady Grove Equity Incubator Showcase, capping a banner year.

Frederick, MD: The Frederick Innovative Technology Center, Inc. (FITCI) is proud to announce that member NanoBioFAB, a nanotechnology startup, recently earned top honors among a field of 60 applicants and 5 presenters, including a $10,000 check, for its intelligent sensor, RAPID-iNose, at the Universities at Shady Grove Equity Incubator Showcase on December 8th. RAPID-iNose is … Read more

Van Hollen, Cardin Secure Over $35 Million in Direct Investments for Western Maryland Included in Fiscal Year 2023 Funding Bill, Vote to Pass it in Senate

From a press release by Senator Van Hollen’s office, distributed on December 23, 2022 U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin (both D-Md.) announced that they have secured $35,694,377 in direct federal funding for local projects in Western Maryland within the fiscal year 2023 omnibus funding legislation, which they voted to pass yesterday. The … Read more

Frederick Innovative Technology Center, Inc. receives $88,000 grant from Truist Foundation to assist in funding IDEA Lab in new center

[Frederick, MD], Dec. 26, 2022– Frederick Innovative Technology Center, inc. announced today it received a $88,000 grant from Truist Foundation to assist in funding the Innovation Driven Entrepreneurship Accelerator (IDEA) Lab at FITCI’s new center, The EDGE@321, opening in 2023. This program will help early-stage entrepreneurs start their businesses and get them on the road … Read more

The EDGE@321 is an evolved concept blending business development, economic resiliency, & community collaboration into a centralized hub

After nearly 20 years and hundreds of startups helped, FITCI is ready to change the way people think about business incubators. Frederick, MD: FITCI, the Frederick Innovative Technology Center, Inc., is proud to confirm plans for its new center located at 321 Ballenger Center Drive, a Frederick City enterprise zone. The nonprofit business incubator and … Read more

rfidCollect Acquires RFID Hardware Technology from SwiftID®

Frederick, MD, November 10th, 2022 — rfidCollect, a leading US manufacturer of sensor-based hardware and software applications, has acquired the core RFID technologies of SwiftID, a hardware developer and manufacturer of RFID readers and antennas. “The addition of SwiftID’s technology broadens our product lines in automatic data collection” said Tim Buckley, rfidCollect’s executive vice president. … Read more

MesaGreen Pharmaceutical Company Files an Investigational New Animal Drug Application

FREDERICK, MD. Nov. 10, 2022—MesaGreen Pharmaceutical Company announced today that the company has filed an Investigational New Animal Drug (INAD) application with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The INAD covers the development of the company’s K9MGP product which, when approved, will effectively control an active seizure in dogs that can be used by pet … Read more

FITCI Receives 2023 Agroforestry Grant from Rural Maryland Council (RMC)

Frederick Innovative Technology Center, Inc (FITCI) was awarded Rural Maryland Council’s Rural Maryland Prosperity Investment Fund Grant for 2023 for a program with the aim of building agroforestry entrepreneurship and workforce development in rural Frederick County.The funding, along with help from collaborators and partners, will support small farmers and agroforestry operations through connecting capital, technology, … Read more

Woman/Minority-owned Nanobiofab Awarded DHA SBIR Phase I

Improving Wound Care with Artificial Intelligence Nearly 6 million people in the U.S. suffer with chronic wounds. That care translates to more than $96.8 billion in annual Medicare costs. Nanobiofab, a nanotechnology startup founded by Dr. Xiaonao Liu, is working to make detection and care of such wounds quicker and more efficient by utilizing their … Read more

U.S. Department of Commerce Announces 51 “BUILD TO SCALE” Grants Totaling $47 Million to Fuel Innovation & Tech-Based Economic Development

Contact: EDA Public Affairs Department, (202) 482-4085October 5, 2022 WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding 51 “Build to Scale” grants – totaling $47 million – to organizations that support technology entrepreneurs, catalyze innovation and fuel economic growth. EDA’s “Build to Scale” program provides annual grants that … Read more

FITCI Grad Blue Pillar, Industrial IoT Platform, Acquired by Generac

Connectivity solutions for commercial and industrial customers and applications – Generac Power Systems (NYSE: GNRC), a leading global designer andmanufacturer of energy technology solutions and other power products, today announced theacquisition of Blue Pillar, an industrial internet of things (IoT) platform developer that designs, deploysand manages Industrial IoT network software solutions to enable distributed energy … Read more