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Who We Are

For 30 years, bwtech@UMBC has strengthened our local and state economies by giving big ideas the room they need to grow. bwtech@UMBC bridges higher education and business, positioning Maryland as an economic powerhouse within the region. We’re proud of the impact our people have on our community, and we hope you will be a part of it.

130 Companies in North and South Research Parks
Nearly 1,800 Employees
Generated $700M in Labor Income and Business Sales

Our People

We don’t just work at bwtech@UMBC — we call also call the surrounding communities home. We’re proud of the work we do together here because it makes a difference in the lives of our families and the people around us.

Mike Adelstein ’96

President and CEO, Potomac Photonics
BWTech South Campus

Mike Adelstein, class of ’96

“Even though we’re growing, we want to keep our headquarters here [at bwtech] because it’s a great place to be. bwtech’s environment spurs innovation and drives the success that we’re having right now.”

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Jeehye Yun ’97

Founding CEO, RedShred
bwTech North Campus

“As a part of the bwtech community, we’ve had the opportunity to develop long-standing relationships with UMBC faculty and students to advance our innovative research and impact.”

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Delali Dzirasa ’04

President and CEO, Fearless Solutions
Former bwTech Incubator Business

“bwtech has been instrumental to Fearless’ success since we first got started in our cube as a company of one. Through our involvement in the bwtech community, we’ve built strong relationships and partnerships along the way.”

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Matt Roberson

Director, SC&H Capital
Member, bwTech Board

“bwtech is an important part of the UMBC story, and growth in the area. I’d like to see it continue to grow and foster opportunities for students, Catonsville and Arbutus residents, and businesses, in general.”

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