The State of Maryland is offering $300k in grants for early-stage businesses in the life-sciences and high-tech industries. The deadline for applications is December 13, 2012.

The InvestMaryland Challenge is a national seed and early-stage business competition hosted by the State of Maryland. The Challenge will award $300,000 in grants and a host of business services to companies in the life sciences and high tech industries. Companies also have the opportunity to receive direct investments from venture capital firms and angel investors.

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