(Savage, MD – December 19, 2012) – Tiresias Technologies, an Intelligent Systems technology and engineering services provider, announced today that the company has joined the bwtech@UMBCResearch and Technology Park as an affiliate member. Intelligent Systems are characterized as the intersection of embedded systems, high-performance operating systems, and networks, “The Internet of Things.”
The bwtech@UMBC Research and Technology Park member companies enjoy business support services from bwtech@UMBC’s experienced entrepreneurial services team, robust and redundant data connectivity, shared reception areas and conference rooms, and a strategic location along I-95 in a federal HUBZone and state Enterprise Zone. Clients companies have access to the many resources of the UMBC campus.
Clients also have the opportunity to collaborate with the talented faculty and students of UMBC, currently ranked #1 among Maryland institutions for graduating the greatest proportion of students in computer and information science, according to the “CyberMaryland” report commissioned by Governor O’Malley. In addition to being a national leader in STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) education, UMBC has been designated a “Center of Academic Excellence” in research sponsored by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security.
“We are excited about the prospects for collaboration with the companies and staff of bwtech@UMBC as well as research opportunities with University of Maryland, Baltimore County faculty,” stated Sharon Brackett, Tiresias Technologies, President/CEO. “All three incubator programs in Clean Energy, Life Sciences and Cyber Security have the potential to benefit from Tiresias Technologies applying Intelligent Systems to solving their technical challenges.”
bwtech@UMBC (www.bwtechumbc.com) is a 71-acre research and technology community at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC). With over 500,000 square feet of office and laboratory space, it is home to nearly 60 technology and life science companies at all stages of development. bwtech@UMBC offers collaboration with university faculty and students and enjoys a strategic and convenient location, close to downtown Baltimore, BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport, and Washington, D.C. Its annual economic impact on the state is estimated to be over $300 million.
About Tiresias Technologies
Tiresias Technologies is a new venture founded in 2011 by veteran technologist and entrepreneur Sharon Brackett. Tiresias Technologies focuses on solving tough technical problems that exist in Government and Commercial organizations alike. The company tackles those challenges by applying Intelligent Systems to problems creating timely and cost effective solutions. The company is an SBA registered Woman Owned Small Business and is headquartered in Howard County, MD smack dab between Washington DC and Baltimore.