ETC and the Federal Laboratory Consortium, Mid-Atlantic Region, co-hosted Meet the Labs on September 25 at the Southern Maryland Higher Education Center in California, Maryland. Sponsored by a grant from the Rural Maryland Council, the event attracted more than 60 registrants. The event included panels on Technology Transfer and Small Business Innovation Research. Federal Laboratory participants on the Tech Transfer Panel included: (Below – left to right) Dr. Robert Griesbach, Department of Agriculture (moderator); Paul Zielinski, National Institute of Standards and Technology; Wendy Kosik Chaney, Army Research Laboratory; Dr. Christopher Wilhelm, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Indian Head-Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division (IHEODTD); Richard Tarr, Naval Air Warfare Center-Aircraft Division; Darryl Mitchell, Goddard Space Flight Center -National Aeronautics and Space Administration; and Marcos Gonzales Harsha, Department of Energy.

After lunch, a second panel of experts addressed the topic of Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR). The panel included: (Below – left to right) Donna Attick (moderator), Navy Naval Air Systems Command; Dr. Carl Gotzmer, Naval Surface Warfare Center, IHEODTD; Paul Zielinski, National Institute for Standards and Technology; Manny Oliver, Department of Energy; and Dr. Charles Cleland, Department of Agriculture.

Also included in the program offering welcome and closing remarks were ETC CEO Robert Kavetsky and Rural Maryland Council’s Meredith Donaho. Speaker presentations are available on ETC’s website at http://www.etcmd.com/presentations/.


You are invited! Join us for Tuesday, September 25, 2018 from 10:00AM to 2:00 PM for ‘Meet the Labs’, co-hosted by Energetics Technology Center and the Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer. The event, sponsored by the Rural Maryland Council, will be held at the Southern Maryland Higher Education Center in California, MD. The program will consist of panel discussions on Technology Transfer and the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program by subject matter experts from NASA, USDA, DOE, NAWCAD, NIST, NSWC IHEODTD, and ARL. Network with the agencies during lunch. Federal Gov’t employees attend at no cost. To register, visit https://meetthelabs.eventbrite.com.

Program Agenda: (click here to download a PDF copy of the Agenda)


Johns Hopkins APL Licenses Govt-Funded Explosive Detection Canine Training Aid to Gallant

 

Johns Hopkins APL Licenses Govt-Funded Explosive Detection Canine Training Aid to Gallant


Charles County Commissioners Proclaim June 28th as Indian Head Innovation and Discovery Day!

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Indian Head Innovation and Discovery Day will highlight business opportunities in the Town of Indian Head

On Thursday, June 28, 2018, Energetics Technology Center (ETC) and Charles County Economic Development, with support from the Rural Maryland Council, will host Indian Head Innovation and Discovery Day at the Indian Head Pavilion on the Village Green in Indian Head, Maryland.  Emphasizing technology-based economic development, the day-long event will spotlight innovation and business growth opportunities in the Town of Indian Head and in Charles County, Maryland. The event will feature leadership from Maryland Department of Commerce, the Town of Indian Head, Charles County, Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Indian Head Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division (IHEODTD), Energetics Technology Center, TEDCO, Rural Maryland Council, Mid-Atlantic Venture Association, and successful entrepreneurs.  Admission is open to the public.  Entrepreneurs, small businesses, startups, researchers, and innovators are encouraged to attend.  Indian Head businesses interested in exhibiting should contact John Millemaci at jmillemaci@etcmd.com.

Indian Head Innovation and Discovery Day hours will run from 8:45 am to 4:00 pm.  General event admission is $15, which includes a continental breakfast and lunch.  Federal, Charles County, and Indian Head government employees will be admitted free of charge. Following the activities, there will be a no-host reception and networking event at the Black Box Theater from 4:00pm to 5:30pm, across the street from the Indian Head Pavilion.

To register and for additional information, visit https://ihidd.eventbrite.com



Energetics Technology Center and the Rural Maryland Council are proud to be a sponsor for the 2018 Crab Pot Pitch Contest. Perhaps you’ve heard of the TV show Shark Tank. Well, the Crab Pot is just as intense! Entrepreneurs from all around give their finest pitches for a chance to win the new Tech Commercialization Award and a free year of business incubation. The Speed Round will be held April 12, 2018 at 6PM at Patuxent River Naval Air Museum and the Finals will be held May 10, 2018 at 6PM at Calvert Marine Museum. The contest is hosted by Pax Space and S.M.I.T.

Visit the Crab Pot website for more.