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 65

    Company Name Size Location Project Title MIPS Match Company Match Campus
    AlgaBT LLC Start-up Baltimore In Situ Astaxanthin Production in Microalgae $90,000 $10,000 UMCES
    BondTrue, LLC Start-up Towson BondTrue 2.0 Pressure Applying Wound Dressing $90,000 $10,000 UMCP
    BrainCool, Inc. Start-up Annapolis IQool Fever Prevention in the Neuro-ICU $80,000 $10,000 UMB
    Clear-Sips, LLC Start-up Potomac Stains-Less Lids $90,000 $10,000 UMCP
    Cykloburn Technologies LLC Start-up Baltimore Pilot-Scale Space Heating System for Poultry House $140,000 $10,000 Morgan State University
    FishProGrow Start-up Bethesda Extracting Collagen from Fish Scraps $90,000 $10,000 UMCP
    GreatAlga, LLC Start-up Baltimore Algae in Livestock and Aqua Feed $90,000 $10,000 UMCES
    HY-TEK Bio, LLC Start-up Dayton Microbial Dynamics in Anaerobic Digesters $13,770 $1,530 UMCES
    Intelligent Fusion Technology, Inc. Start-up Germantown LIDAR Performance Assessment in Autonomous Vehicle $90,000 $10,000 Frostburg State
    Liatris, Inc. Start-up Bethesda Industrial Insulation Using Low-Cost Nanopore Foam $90,000 $10,000 UMCP
    Native Plant Co. Start-up Frederick Hemp Micropropagation for Clean Plant Production $90,000 $10,000 UMES
    Next Step Robotics Start-up Baltimore Instrumented Bi Lateral Arm Trainer with Actuation $90,000 $15,000 UMB
    Optimal Solutions Group, LLC Small College Park Government Procurement Decision Support Tool $71,634 $17,909 UMBC
    Oyster Master, LLC Start-up Trappe Oyster Master $139,999 $10,000 UMCES
    PathOtrak, LLC Start-up College Park Rapid Detection of Salmonella in Poultry $90,000 $10,000 UMCP
    Protein BioSolutions, Inc. Small Gaithersburg Multiplexed pH and Conductivity Monitors $79,999 $20,000 UMCP
    Rasio Therapeutics, Inc. Start-up Baltimore Next Generation 2-Carbon-Linked Artemisinin Dimers $90,000 $10,000 UMB
    SeeTrue Technology, LLC Start-up Rockville CAPILLARY INTEGRATION FOR 3D PRINTED MICRONEEDLES $90,000 $10,000 UMCP