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16 Oct, 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...


13 Oct, 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...


09 Sep, 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...


10 Feb, 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...


09 Dec, 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...


26 Sep, 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...


19 Aug, 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...


27 Jun, 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...


01 May, 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...


19 Apr, 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...


05 Apr, 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...


07 Mar, 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)...


07 Jun, 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...


02 Nov, 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...


21 Sep, 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...


10 Aug, 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...


16 Jun, 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...


10 Jun, 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...


06 Jun, 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...


09 May, 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)...


13 Apr, 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...


06 Apr, 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...


05 Apr, 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...


22 Mar, 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...


17 Feb, 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...