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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

  • Jay A. Perman, Chancellor, U​niversity System of Maryland​*
  • Kelly M. Schulz, Secretary, Maryland Department of Commerce*
  • Linda L. Singh, PhD, Executive Director/CEO, Major General (retired), Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO)*
  • Stephen Auvil, Executive Vice President, Operations & Programs, Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO)*
  • Frank Glover, Lead Director, Seed Investment Fund Director, Maryland Venture Fund, TEDCO*
  • Renee Winsky, President & CEO, Leadership Maryland, and President & Founder, Bay One Group, LLC

 * 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

  • February 11, 2020, 8:30 a.m. to 8:45 a.m.Meeting Agenda. Maryland Department of Commerce, 401 E. Pratt Street, 15th Floor Conference Room, Baltimore, MD 21202
  • June 16, 2020, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Maryland Department of Commerce, 401 E. Pratt Street, 17th Floor Conference Room, Baltimore, MD 21202 or TEDCO.


MEIFA Meetings Archive