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E-Nnovation Initiative Fund Authority

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Advises and consults with Maryland Commerce concerning the implementation and administration of the Maryland E-Nnovation Initiative Fund (MEIF)​. Through the program, nonprofit institutions of higher education in Maryland may create research endowments in scientific and technical fields of study. Private donations to those endowments may be matched by State funds from the Maryland E-Nnovation Initiative Fund Authority.​

Chairman

  • Robert M. H​​allenbeck, Vice President, Ad​vanced Bioprocessing, BD Biosciences (retired)

Members

  • Robert (Bob) Caret, Chancellor, U​niversity System of Maryland​*
  • Kelly M. Schulz, Secretary, Maryland Department of Commerce*
  • George Davis, CEO, Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO)*
  • Renee Winsky, President & CEO, Leadership Maryland and President & Founder, Bay One Group, LLC
  • Two vacancies

 * Ex officio 
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Contact

Sarah D. Sheppard, Director, Education & Workforce
Maryland Department of Commerce
410-767-6368
401 East Pratt Street, 15th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21202

Meetings

Upcoming Meetings

  • November 21, 2019, 9 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. University System of Maryland, 701 East Pratt Street, G020, Columbus Center, Baltimore, MD 21202.

 
MEIFA Meetings Archive