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Oct 16, 2015, 17:00 ET Chesapeake Bay Seed Capital Fund invests $150,000 in Manta Biofuel

 The Chesapeake Bay Seed Capital Fund has invested $150,000 into Manta Biofuel LLC, a company that produces crude oil from algae at a cost that...


Oct 13, 2015, 11:51 ET New Report Gives Guidance on Growing Baltimore Medical Device Community

Attracting mid- to large-sized medical device companies through established innovation hubs is the biggest key to growing Baltimore into a major...


Sep 09, 2015, 11:56 ET Maryland technology companies, university faculty team to develop 16 new products through UMD program

Fifteen Maryland technology startups and one medium-sized company are partnering with faculty members from the state's public universities for...


Feb 10, 2014, 12:56 ET Joseph Naft Named Director of UMD Maryland Industrial Partnerships Program

Joseph Naft, entrepreneur, aerospace engineer, physicist, computer scientist, CAD/IT expert, undergraduate research program director and...


Dec 09, 2013, 12:55 ET Collegiate Entrepreneurship Software Platform VentureBoard Adopted By University of Maryland

Web Application Helps Students, Advisors Interact, Build Companies VentureBoard, a higher education software platform that reduces the...


Sep 26, 2013, 11:48 ET Hinman CEOs Company FiscalNote Raises $1.2 Million from Mark Cuban, NEA, First Round Capital

Seed Round is the Largest of Any Student Company While in the Program FiscalNote Inc., a real-time government analysis company co-founded by...


Aug 19, 2013, 15:32 ET UMD Business Model Challenge Winner Launches First Crowdfunding Campaign, Raises $10,000 in One Week

Shield Boards LLC Set to Raise $25,000 Through Kickstarter to Help Fund the Mass Production of Wheel Shields  Chase Kaczmarek, a senior at...


Jun 27, 2013, 16:27 ET The Secret to the Only Artisan Heirloom Tomato Juice on the Market is to Make it Like Wine

 Chomp into a fresh heirloom tomato off the vine and then take a swig of canned tomato juice and try to figure out what went...


May 01, 2013, 15:51 ET Inaugural UMD Business Model Challenge Winners Announced

The Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech) today announces the winners of the inaugural University of Maryland Business Model...


Apr 19, 2013, 11:37 ET UMD's Mtech Pronounces: Business Plan Pitches Are Dead

 The six student and faculty finalist teams in the new University of Maryland Business Model Challenge won't be writing business plans or...


Apr 05, 2013, 12:58 ET ACC Clean Energy Challenge Announces Elite Eight Plus Two, Will Vie to Reach Final Four

 The $100K ACC Clean Energy Challenge, a business plan competition supported by the Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency...


Mar 07, 2013, 12:43 ET Martha Connolly Inducted into American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering College of Fellows

Joins top two percent in medical and biological engineering  Martha Connolly, director of the Maryland Industrial Partnerships (MIPS)...


Jun 07, 2012, 19:56 ET University of Maryland Hosts First Statewide High School Business Plan Competition

 The University of Maryland hosts the finals for the first Maryland High School Business Plan Competition on Saturday, June 9, university...


Nov 02, 2011, 15:21 ET Mtech's David Barbe Receives 2011 Innovator of the Year Award from The Daily Record

David Barbe, director of the Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech) in the A. James Clark School of Engineering at the University of...


Sep 21, 2011, 15:35 ET Mtech's Maryland Industrial Partnerships Program Wins Excellence in Economic Development Award from the International Economic Development Council

The University of Maryland/Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech) received an Excellence in Economic Development Award for its Maryland...


Aug 10, 2011, 11:01 ET 15 Technology Product Development Grants, Worth $4.2M, Approved by Mtech Maryland Industrial Partnerships Program

The Maryland Industrial Partnerships Program (MIPS), a historically effective innovation development program in the State of Maryland, has...


Jun 16, 2011, 12:12 ET UM EIP Student Wins Prestigious Fulbright Summer Institute Scholarship at Roehampton University in the U.K.

Stephanie Graf, a student in the joint Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech) and Honors College Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program...


Jun 10, 2011, 16:00 ET Mtech's Maryland Industrial Partnerships (MIPS) Program Wins Maryland Economic Development Association 50th Anniversary Economic Impact Program Award

The Maryland Industrial Partnerships (MIPS) program, an initiative of the Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech) at the University of...


Jun 06, 2011, 17:57 ET Mtech TAP Company CosmosID™ Wins Best Life Sciences Company in the Maryland Incubator Company of the Year Awards

MIPS Company WellDoc Named Best Graduate Company CosmosID™, a company in the Mtech Technology Advancement Program (TAP) incubator...


May 09, 2011, 17:12 ET Mtech Announces Winners of the 2011 University of Maryland $75K Business Plan Competition

PolyVec Systems' Breast Cancer Gene Therapy Delivery Solution Wins $45K in Three Categories The Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech)...


Apr 13, 2011, 16:41 ET Mtech Co-Sponsors Free Talk with Management Guru Eli Goldratt

Seminar Offers Rare Chance to Hear How Goldratt's Theory of Constraints Enables Companies to be Ever-Flourishing The Maryland Technology...


Apr 06, 2011, 17:38 ET Mtech Announces Finalists for University of Maryland $75K Business Plan Competition

The Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech) today announces eight finalists for the University of Maryland $75K Business Plan...


Apr 05, 2011, 17:04 ET Hinman CEOs Company MyFridgeRental.com Wins University of Maryland Cupid's Cup Business Competition

MyFridgeRental.com, a company started by Adam VanWagner, a student in the Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech) Hinman CEOs program and...


Mar 22, 2011, 08:00 ET Google Sponsors New Cybersecurity Seminar Series at the University of Maryland

Wide variety of speakers will address cybersecurity technology, policy, and economics The University of Maryland has announced the creation of a...


Feb 17, 2011, 08:24 ET 16 Technology Product Development Grants, Worth $3.7M, Approved by Mtech Maryland Industrial Partnerships Program

The Maryland Industrial Partnerships Program (MIPS) -- an initiative of the Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech) at the University of...