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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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) … Continue reading

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CEO insights: 5 questions with Shabri Moore of Moore Wealth, Inc.

Starting a business requires more than being an expert in one field. Founders often juggle many roles as they grow, learning on the fly. It’s a unique experience that can leave individuals feeling isolated and overwhelmed, so we asked local … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned

Summarized both from Vistage: 3 Tips to Accelerating Your Company’s Problem-Solving Skills and  3 Priorities You Need to be a High-Performing Leader. 3 Priorities You Need to be a High-Performing Leader – Vistage Strong leadership has never been more important than it is right … Continue reading

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Founder City CEO Roundtable: Lessons learned on the road to entrepreneurial excellence

In this session, one of Vistage’s top executive coaches, Ed Robinson, brings together a panel of successful Maryland-based CEOs to share their experiences as founders and valuable lessons learned. Below are edited highlights of this in-depth look at the challenges … Continue reading

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Startup U Series Workshop on Positioning and Messaging 3/7/22

With Whitney Hahn, #provokebetter The Frederick Innovative Technology Center, Inc. (FITCI) invites emerging entrepreneurs to a two-hour online seminar on March 7th, 2022. The class focuses on defining a growing business’s positioning and messaging perspective, two essential components in creating … Continue reading

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Meet our Client: David Borjiking, Atila Internationals

As the world continues reeling from COVID-19 and all its variants, some things are irrevocably changed. Sanitation efforts are more important than ever in homes and businesses, making safe, effective cleaning products a hot commodity. Solving this problem inspired David … Continue reading

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UMBC Students Meet FITCI Startups

UMBC Students Connect with FITCI Startups to Explore Internship Opportunities  Frederick, Maryland – In many ways, students and startup companies are a lot alike. They are both at the beginning of a grand adventure, full of hope for a bright … Continue reading

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Meet our clients: Kwabena Okrah, Alirtify

Alirtify is a place to get real-time information about what is important to you. Kwabena Okrah, Founder and CEO of Alirtify (formerly Shelly News), has a global vision. He is reinventing local news by building a community where users can … Continue reading

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