On Thursday, June 28, 2018, Energetics Technology Center (ETC) and Charles County Economic Development, with support from the Rural Maryland Council, hosted the Indian Head Innovation and Discovery Day at the Indian Head Pavilion on the Village Green in Indian Head, Maryland. Emphasizing technology-based economic development, the day-long event spotlights innovation and business growth opportunities in the Town of Indian Head and in Charles County, Maryland. The Keynote address was given by Mr. Ben Wu the Deputy Secretary of the Maryland Department of Commerce. The event featured leadership from Maryland Department of Commerce, the Town of Indian Head, Charles County, Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Indian Head Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division (IHEODTD), Energetics Technology Center, TEDCO, Rural Maryland Council, Mid-Atlantic Venture Association, and successful entrepreneurs. Entrepreneurs, small businesses, startups, researchers, and innovators where pleased to attend and network.