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 60

    Company Name Size Location Project Title MIPS Match Company Match Campus
    Abilis Life Sciences Inc. Startup Potomac Bladder Cancer Diagnostic Signature Validation $90,000 $10,000 UMB
    Airgility, Inc. Startup Bowie HorseSHU UAV - Flight Control Development $90,000 $10,000 UMCP
    ArtGen Inc. Startup Rockville Novel targeted imaging applications for PAD $90,000 $10,000 UMB
    CoolTech, LLC Startup Baltimore Therapeutic Cooling of Stroke Patients
    $90,000 $54,790 UMB
    Dipole Materials, Inc. Startup Baltimore Biopapers for Tissue Engineering $90,000 $10,000 UMBC
    Firefox Pharmaceuticals, LLC Startup Baltimore Enhancers of Reverse Cholesterol Transport
    $90,000 $10,000 UMB
    Fuzbien Technology Institute Startup Rockville Clinical study of salivary glycated albumin
    $90,000 $10,000 UMB
    Genovation Cars, Inc. Startup Rockville High Speed Dynamic Wind Tunnel Testing $66,000 $10,000 UMCP
    Granite Point Ventures Startup Greenbelt Low-Code Workflow Software for Life Sciences $90,000 $10,000 UMBC
    ICmed, LLC Startup Baltimore Older Adult/Caregiver Mobile Support Solution $90,000 $10,000 UMB
    Johnny Oysterseed, LLC Startup Saint Leonard Developing an Improved System for Farming Oysters $90,000 $10,000 UMCP
    JPLC Associates, LLC Startup Towson Filmless HDR QA Using RavenQA $90,200 $10,000 UMB
    Metompkin Seafood,  Inc. Small Crisfield Advanced Techniques for Oyster Lease Profitability $100,000 $25,000 UMCES
    PaverGuide, Inc. Startup Worton Field Monitoring of Phosphorous Removal Media $90,000 $10,000 UMCP
    Vasoptic Medical, Inc. Startup Baltimore XyCAM Based Diagnostics $90,000 $10,000 UMB
    xMD Diagnostics LLC Startup Baltimore Prototype for xMD Enrichment of Patient Biopsies $90,000 $10,000 UMCP