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Oct 16, 2015, 05:00 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 is...


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...


May 13, 2015, 03:50 ET Pavement Corporation, Prince George's County to Fix Potholes Year-Round with New, High-Tech, Environmentally Friendly Process

While spring is the time for fixing potholes, it will now be done year-round in Prince George's County thanks to a two-year pilot program with Fort...


Apr 02, 2015, 10:10 ET UMD Program Approves 15 Technology Product Development Projects Teaming Maryland Companies With System Faculty

The Maryland Industrial Partnerships (MIPS) program, an initiative of the Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech) in the A. James Clark...


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 consultant,...


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

VentureBoard, a higher education software platform that reduces the barriers to starting companies and helps create a robust entrepreneurial culture...


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

FiscalNote Inc., a real-time government analysis company co-founded by current Hinman CEOs Program student Jonathan C. Chen, raised $1.2 million in...


Aug 19, 2013, 03:32 ET UMD Business Model Challenge Winner Launches First Crowdfunding Campaign, Raises $10,000 in One Week

Chase Kaczmarek, a senior at the University of Maryland and founder of Shield Boards LLC, launched a Kickstarter campaign on August 5 to fund...


Jun 27, 2013, 04:27 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 wrong. (Logo:...


May 01, 2013, 03:51 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 Challenge....


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 making...


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 and...


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

Martha Connolly, director of the Maryland Industrial Partnerships (MIPS) program in the Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute at the University of ...


Jun 07, 2012, 07:56 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 officials...


Nov 02, 2011, 03:21 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, 03:35 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 approved...


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, 04:00 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, 05:57 ET Mtech TAP Company CosmosID™ Wins Best Life Sciences Company in the Maryland Incubator Company of the Year Awards

CosmosID™, a company in the Mtech Technology Advancement Program (TAP) incubator developing comprehensive pathogen identification technologies, was...


May 09, 2011, 05:12 ET Mtech Announces Winners of the 2011 University of Maryland $75K Business Plan Competition

The Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech) today announces the winners of the 2011 University of Maryland $75K Business Plan Competition....


Apr 13, 2011, 04:41 ET Mtech Co-Sponsors Free Talk with Management Guru Eli Goldratt

The Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech) Manufacturing Assistance Program is co-sponsoring a rare, free seminar with Dr. Eliyahu...


Apr 06, 2011, 05:38 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 Competition....


Apr 05, 2011, 05:04 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...