Maryland Innovation Lab

The Maryland Innovation Lab, co-led by WTCI,  helps solidify Maryland's reputation as a global business hub. How? By providing companies in the state with the opportunity to use new, cutting-edge technology designed to help them stand out in competitive markets. 

Our Impact


of global executives who have gone through our fellowship program have been promoted 


people have received fellowships from WTCI


people attended WTCI events
in 2021


people from more than 125 countries typically participate in WTCI’s global exchanges annually

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Ryan Polakoff

Ten years is a long time for any professional relationship. But that’s how long President Ryan Polakoff and supply chain optimization company Nexterus have been involved with the World Trade Center Institute (WTCI), and there’s no sign of slowing down.

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WTCI's members are on the move. They are coming up with innovative solutions to the most pressing and complex challenges of the day. Find out about the new programs, services and tools they are creating, as well as other changes afoot.


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