Southern Maryland Innovates is a community-oriented organization, committed to transforming the region’s economy through entrepreneurship and innovation
Southern Maryland Innovates was founded in 2013 as a joint initiative made possible by the cooperation and funding from the College of Southern Maryland, Maryland Department of Commerce, U.S. Department of Economic Adjustment (OEA), Calvert County, Charles County, and St. Mary’s County. Since that time, the southern Maryland innovation community has grown tremendously.
Southern Maryland Innovates has continued to serve as a well-known connective hub for SoMD entrepreneurs and innovators. Southern Maryland Innovates hopes to grow and expand the innovation and entrepreneurship community, be known as a trusted launchpad for good ideas and the fuel that drives economic diversification in SoMD.
Southern Maryland Innovates offers entrepreneurs a community by connecting various groups through casual and high impact opportunities to meet people interested in innovation, technology and entrepreneurship in Southern Maryland.
Regional Pitch Competitions
$ in awards provided
Regional Resource Partners
Why Choose Us
We welcome those who want to be part of the conversation about new ideas and discovery of creative solutions to existing challenges here in Southern Maryland. We are the connective hub between various groups that represent a casual and high impact opportunity to meet people interested in innovation, technology and entrepreneurship in Southern Maryland.
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