Capital CoLab

An unparalleled university-business partnership

The Capital CoLAB is an action-oriented partnership that brings together the leaders of the region’s top academic institutions and businesses to make the Capital Region, spanning Baltimore to Richmond, a leading global hub for innovation. The CoLAB promotes multi-university and multi-business initiatives to address key issues and leverage the assets of our region at an unmatched scale to support economic growth, opportunity and prosperity.

The CoLAB focuses on three broad areas where universities and businesses, along with government, can work together to strengthen the region’s economic performance:


Developing the talent and workforce the region needs now and in the future


Connecting innovators across sectors to develop and commercialize cutting-edge technologies


Improving awareness of our region as a leading innovation hub

Leaders in Academia and Business Working Together to Strengthen the Capital Region

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