Researchers from five Maryland-based universities (University of Maryland College Park, Johns Hopkins University, University of Maryland Baltimore County, Morgan State University, and University of Maryland Eastern Shore) are joining forces to form the National Offshore Wind Innovation Center (NOW-I-C). Their mission statement is to increase fundamental scientific-engineering-economic knowledge and innovation, as a Maryland-based Research Center
INNOVATION AND COMMERCIALIZATION WORKING GROUP UPDATE The Business Network for Offshore Wind’s membership works to move the industry forward by addressing potential barriers to the commercial scale development of OSW through different issue-oriented working groups. Members in the Innovation and Commercialization (I&C) working group explore ways to capture the entrepreneurial spirit and efforts of U.S.
Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) are U.S. Government programs in which federal agencies with large research and development (R&D) budgets set aside a small fraction of their funding for competitions among small businesses only. Small businesses that win awards in these programs keep the rights to any technology developed