Incubator at The Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology

An incubator for early-stage biotech, marine, environment, and human health companies. Part of the USM Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology, which is a partnership of UMB, UMBC and UMCES.


Who We Are

An incubator and community at the Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology (IMET), University System of Maryland (USM) partnership of UMB, UMBC, and UMCES. Early-stage for-profit technology companies, non-profits, and other early-stage businesses in marine, environmental, biotechnology and human health arenas are a good fit.

What We Provide

1) In-house commercialization expertise.

2) An extensive network of commercialization partners in the city and the region.

3) Connections to the resources of the University System of Maryland, including the IMET partner institutions: UMB, UMBC, and UMCES.

Services Provided

Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting, Development and Review
  • Market Research
  • Market Plan Development

Internship Programs and Student Services

  • Internship Program
  • Student Research Projects
  • Youth Entrepreneurship Education

Manufacturing, High Tech, Life Sciences Development

  • Manufacturing Development
  • Technology Transfer
  • Wet Lab Incubator
  • Life Sciences Development
  • Industrial Technology Research
  • High Tech Development
  • Commercialization


  • Market Plan Development and Training
  • Market Research


  • Formal Mentoring Programs
  • One-on-One Counseling
  • Peer Mentoring

Office, Incubator, Laboratory, Kitchen and Meeting Space

  • Office Space
  • Accelerator / Incubator / CoWorking / Makerspace

Starting a Business

  • Business Research Resources
  • Forming a Business
  • Startup Business Counseling

Technical Assistance

  • Commercialization
  • Technology Transfer
Primary Contact
Betsy O’Neill Collie
701 E. Pratt St.
Baltimore, MD 21202