Mtech's Mission

    The mission of the Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech), a unit of the A. James Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland, is to:

    • Educate the next generation of technology entrepreneurs;
    • Create successful technology ventures; and
    • Connect Maryland companies with university resources to help them succeed.

    Mtech has built a comprehensive entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystem at the University of Maryland. Its programs arm top students from around the world with the knowledge of how to successfully launch companies and guide aspiring and existing entrepreneurs through the entire lifecycle of launching and maintaining technology-based ventures.

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    Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute


    ASPIRE is a grant program for undergraduate researchers working with Clark School faculty on projects with commercial potential

    MIPS Project Rounds

    MIPS Round 57

    Company Name Size Location Project Title MIPS
    Care at Hand Startup Rockville Mobile Care Coordination Using Non-Medical workers $90,000 $10,000 UMB
    Cellphire, Inc. Startup Rockville Loaded platelets for treatment of brain trauma $90,000 $10,000 UMB
    ConverGene, LLC Startup Gaithersburg Lead Optimization of a Bromodomain Inhibitor $90,000 $10,000 UMB
    Hi-G-Tek, Inc. Small Rockville Software Development: Disposable Electronic Seal $100,000 $25,000 Frostburg
    Hollywood Oyster Startup Hollywood Macroalgae (seaweed) aquaculture for water quality $89,883 $10,000 UMCP
    Low Impact Dev. Design Group, LLC Startup Beltsville LIDMIX Stormwater Treatment System $90,000 $10,000 UMCP
    Manta Biofuel, LLC Startup Reisterstown Harvest of algal blooms for crude oil production $79,978 $10,000 UMCES
    Milestone US, Inc. Startup Columbia Sports Performance Improvement & Injury Avoidance $75,864 $8,429 UMCP
    Operational Precision Systems, LLC Startup Salisbury Operational Precision Systems WaterOPS R&D $53,470 $6,000 Salisbury
    Plant Sensory Systems LLC Startup Baltimore Plant-Based Aquafeed with Low-Leaching Taurine $89,977 $10,000 UMCES
    Tauros Engineering Startup Potomac Composite reinforcement of Fe-Al flow sensors $90,000 $10,000 UMCP
    vCalc LLC Startup Frederick vCalc and STEM Ed $87,625 $9,736 St. Mary's
    Vheda, Inc. Startup Columbia Mobile Chronic Health Management in Medicaid $89,946 $9,994 UMCP
    VLP Therapeutics, LLC Startup Gaithersburg Development of Malaria Vaccine Candidate, VLPM01 $70,627 $7,847 UMB