Welcome to Community Resources. Below is the same information we have been carrying in our TPP newsletter, every week. So, rather than you having to wade through this information to get to the latest updates, we are building this page as a resource for when you do need to go looking for these resources. Much like the newsletter we will keep this information updated. Should you need to reference information in a past copy of our newsletter, you can find them archived here: https://paxpartnership.org/newsletter/


New funding to support Maryland small businesses, available through the State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI) program. Funds focus on businesses with limited opportunities for growth, including those in geographic areas with a high concentration of small, micro, and Socially and Economically Disadvantaged Individual (SEDI) businesses. More here:

Check out TEDCO’swebsite for more news and events.

Visit St. Mary’s County Department of Economic Development websiteCheck out the SMC Technology Resource Book here.

ConnectedDMV announces inaugural Quantum World Congress, a first-of-its-kind global quantum conference, exposition, and networking series Nov 29 – Dec 1, at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in DC. More details: https://www.quantumworldcongress.com/

The Maryland SBDC is offering no-cost online training & workshops:  
https://www.marylandsbdc.org  SBDC Southern Region sign up for newsletter   https://www.sba.gov/updates

MD Department of Commerce | Global Assets - Maryland is a two-way gateway for international business – More here: https://open.maryland.gov/why-maryland/global-assets/

Exporting Assistance |The Maryland Department of Commerce and U.S. SBA – The state offers grants of up to $5,000 to MD companies looking to market internationally through the ExportMD grant program. More here:  

SBA Free online business courses info herehttps://www.sba.gov/sba-learning-platform?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Maryland Entrepreneur Hub:https://marylandentrepreneurhub.com/ 

Maryland Department of Commerce’s Government Contracting webpage for a wide range of resources to support your business Here:   

Maryland Business Pulse – Monthly snapshot of business in MD – Subscribe Here:   

Early-stage tech investment tax credit- The Maryland Innovation Investment Tax Credit is designed to attract investors for early-stage companies in the state. More here:   https://c ommerce.maryland.gov/fund/Pages/innovation-investment.aspx


Maryland Workforce Exchange (MWE)Website:

MISI dreamport –Check out events here: https://misi.tech/events.php

Center of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity Internship Fall 2022– Application:  https://www.misiacademy.tech/cae/

CyberWire announced the launch of its new podcast CISA Cybersecurity Alerts, urgent information about cyber threats, vulnerabilities, and exploits. The audio alerts are a stand-alone feed shared via the  CyberWire’s flagship CyberWire Daily podcast feed.   

Maryland Defense Cybersecurity Assistance Program (DCAP)More here:  

DSI – Defense Strategies Institute, high level training summits and symposiums - https://dsigroup.org/  

December 7th -8th – CDCA Stakeholder Alert: Registration is open for the 15th Annual CDCA Defense Summit in Charleston, SC! To register, go to this link:  https://www.charlestondca.org/summit-15-registration-information

Australia Defense Forum Webinar – On current and future requirements, procurement opportunities, and how to bid. Speakers Include:Mark Russell, Regional Senior Commercial Officer, Australia, New Zealand and Pacific Islands; Colonel Chris Ingleton, ODC Chief, U.S. Embassy, Australia; Doug Hartley, Aerospace & Defense Commercial Specialist, U.S. Embassy, Australia – Chris Hess, Head of Industrial Development, Lockheed Martin Australia; Mike Petrassi, Kallman Worldwide & Chris Macfarlane, AMDA Foundation Limited, Avalon Airshow 2023 Organizers. 

https://trade.webex.com/trade/j.phpRGID=rb7f383f2630a86d159d40e6d5e6cdfe1   Questions: Diane MooneyDirector, U.S. Commercial Service, Seattle, Washington