These companies are heating up…

The Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO) announced 23 finalists on Wednesday for the 13th Annual Maryland Incubator Company of the Year awards, which recognize notable firms that are either currently working out of an incubator in the state or have recently graduated from one.

The Emerging Technology Center in Canton is the leading mother hen, with the most “eggs” named as finalists.  Five companies from the ETC, which is part of the Baltimore Development Corp., made the list. Next in line is bwtech@UMBC, the incubator housed at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, which produced four finalists.

Winners will be announced June 13 at a ceremony at the American Visionary Arts Museum in Baltimore.

The finalists are:

From Betamore in Federal Hill:

  • Riskive

From the Bethesda Green Business Incubator (BGBI):

  • Savenia Labs

From the Bowie Business Innovation Center (BBIC):

  • Vertical Wind Ventures LLC

From bwtech@UMBC at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County:

  • Blue Wave Semiconductors Inc.
  • KoolSpan
  • Light Point Security
  • Plasmonix Inc.

From the Emerging Technology Center (ETC) in Canton:

  • ADASHI Systems
  • Boss Medical LLC
  • Curiosityville
  • Rehabtics
  • Foodem.com / RKA Enterprises LLC

From FastForward at Johns Hopkins University:

  • Clear Guide Medical

From Frederick Innovative Technology Center (FITC) in Frederick:

  • Mosaic Power (also worked out of the MCE)

From Garrett Information Enterprise Center (GIEC):

  • GCC Technologies LLC

From the Germantown Innovation Center (GIC):

  • Biologics Resources LLC
  • DSPlogic Inc.

From the Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship (MCE) in Columbia:

  • Social Growth Technologies, Inc.
  • Unbound Concepts Inc.
  • Vasoptic Medical Inc.

From the Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (MTECH) at the University of Maryland, College Park:

  • Maryland Energy and Sensor Technologies LLC

From Shady Grove Innovation Center (SGIC) in Rockville:

  • Creatv MicroTech Inc.

From the Silver Spring Innovation Center (SSIC):

  • SOL VISTA

Visit mdincubatoraward.com for more information.

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