Entrepreneurs in Residence (EiRs)

bwtech@UMBC provides expertise to faculty, students, and startups through our Entrepreneurs in Residence (EiR) program.

EiRs can offer vital assistance in several key areas, such as:

  • Bridging the gap between research and commercialization.
  • Providing guidance, leadership, and a path to follow.
  • Open opportunities to meet with potential investors, customers, and other business partners.
  • Developing a strong relationship with an experienced, successful business leader that can guide a company to the next level.  

Entreprneurs in Residence (EIRs) 

  • Karl Wagner
  • Bill Anderson
  • Tom McCabe
  • Richard Chipkin

Support for Entrepreneurship

Maryland Innovation Initiative Site Miner

David Fink, PhD. has worked in biotechnology and biomedical product development for more than 40 years, serving as either the founder or top officer of seven startups. In addition to advising Life Science Incubator companies at bwtech@UMBC, he is the Site Miner for UMBC research that, with support from the Maryland Innovation Initiative, holds the potential for commercialization.

For more information on the Maryland Innovation Initiative, please visit: https://www.tedcomd.com/funding/maryland-innovation-initiative

Get more information about our other resources and support!

If you are looking for support from an EiR or are interested in serving as an EiR, please contact Megan Wahler at mwahler@umbc.edu.