Maryland Manufacturing 4.0 – The Maryland Manufacturing 4.0 grant program provides grants to small and mid-sized Maryland manufacturers to invest in Industry 4.0-related technologies, machinery and robotics, and digital business practices. Similar to smart manufacturing, Industry 4.0 represents the fourth industrial revolution. It focuses on the digitization and automation of manufacturing facilities to help companies remain competitive and drive business growth. This pilot program is funded by $1 million in the fiscal year 2023 budget, which focuses on continuing the state’s strong economic recovery. To learn more and apply for the program, visit commerce.maryland.gov/m4grant.
Maryland Department of Transportation MBE/DBE/ACDBE/SBE Application Assistance Webinar (September 6 @ 10 a.m.) – Opportunities exist for small, minority, and women owned businesses to meet minority participation goals on government and private sector contracts. Find out if certification as a Minority Business Enterprise (MBE), Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE), Airport Concessions Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (ACDBE), and/or Small Business Enterprise (SBE) is right for your business! To sign up for the webinar, click here.