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Welcome to Hagerstown Community College’s Technical Innovation Center (TIC), Western Maryland’s largest and most comprehensive technology-based business incubator. The first incubator in Maryland to be based at a community college, the TIC has been fostering business development since 1995. TIC staff has the knowledge, the location, and the network needed to help your business grow and become sustainable.

The TIC is conveniently located in Hagerstown, Maryland, just off I-70, and offers office, wet lab, and manufacturing space with affordable leases in its 30,000 sq. ft. facility.

The TIC provides:

  • Entrepreneurial support services specific to emerging tech companies
  • Educational events to build sustainable local community
  • Networking and collaboration opportunities among fellow incubator clients who are like-minded in order to foster partnerships and joint ventures
  • Access to business and government communities
  • Laboratory space and equipment for biotechnology and alternative energy companies
  • Business and technical assistance thanks to its partnership with BioMaryland, SCORE, SBDC, and TEDCO

Whether you are an aspiring entrepreneur or a serial one, a potential volunteer or partner, call the TIC today at 240-500-2399.

Finding Your Funding: Identifying & Applying for Grants

Grant seeking is essential to the growth and survival of any entrepreneurial pursuit, and yet it is often pursued with great trepidation and no small amount of anxiety. The good news is that composing a high-quality grant application is a skill that can be learned and mastered using tools found in every entrepreneur's tool box. This course is designed for individuals and organizations seeking to grow and sustain their business through grants and will provide them with the knowledge and resources to find grant opportunities. The course will also lead them through an interactive exercise in gathering and preparing the standard components of most grant applications.

  • Location: TIC 323
  • Date: 10/10/17
  • Time: 8:30 to 11:30 AM
  • Fee: $41 Registration Fee: $8
  • HCC Course Code: PRD-826-D
  • Click here to register.