New Grant Available for Maryland Manufacturers!

The Maryland Manufacturing 4.0 grant program provides grants to small and mid-sized Maryland manufacturers to invest in Industry 4.0-related technologies, machinery and robotics, and digital business practices in order to remain competitive and drive growth. This pilot program is funded by $1 million in the state’s fiscal year 2023 budget.

Companies that invest in Industry 4.0 technologies can benefit from increased productivity and sales, cost savings, retention of employees, and more. Awarded grants will cover 50 percent of project costs, with a minimum grant of $15,000 and a maximum grant of $50,000. Projects must clearly demonstrate a tie to Industry 4.0 and a long-term strategy for Industry 4.0 adoption.

For examples of qualified projects, eligibility, general terms and conditions, and how to apply by the Friday, October 7, 2022, 5:00 PM deadline, follow this link.