Build Our Future program launches in Maryland

10/04/2023| Amanda Winters

Build Our Future program launches in Maryland

10/04/2023 | Amanda Winters

A $10 million pilot program is launching in Maryland to help keep the state’s innovative industries thriving.

The Build Our Future program will provide matching grants of up to $2 million for innovation infrastructure projects in eligible technology sectors, including but not limited to cybersecurity, life sciences, manufacturing, and quantum.

Grants may be awarded to private companies, nonprofit entities, local governments, or colleges and universities in Maryland. Eligible projects include cyber ranges, prototype manufacturing centers, research spaces, sensitive compartmented information facilities, and wet laboratories, among others.

Applications will be accepted starting October 16. Those interested in applying can attend an informational webinar on October 19.

“We’re proud to be leading the charge behind the state’s new Build Our Future program,” said Maryland Department of Commerce Secretary Kevin Anderson. “These grants will help some of our biggest innovators expand their efforts and keep doing what they do best: pioneer new ideas and products and grow Maryland's impressive innovation ecosystem.“

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