A business is eligible to receive Maryland PTAC counseling services provided it has been established for at least 1 year and has a product or service that has a reasonable expectation of being procured under a government contract or purchase order.  There is NO COST to the business owner who receives services. Please allow 5-7 business days for your application to be processed.

Our services include:

  • Information on federal/state/local procurement opportunities.

  • Assistance with SBIR & STTR applications

  • Advice for obtaining solicitations, references, specifications, and drawings from buying offices.

  • Assistance with preparation of bidders mailing list applications.

  • Market research to locate government agencies who buy your products or services.

  • Help in locating subcontracting opportunities.

  • Access to library of federal, state, and local procurement resources.

  • Support with bid package preparation.

  • Pre/post-award contract assistance.

  • Aid with electronic commerce/electronic data interchange.

  • Guidance for small, minority, women-owned, and disabled veteran certifications.

  • Referrals to other programs or activities to support businesses when appropriate.