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 66

    Company Name Size Location Project Title MIPS Match Company Match Campus
    Airgility, Inc. Start-up College Park Counter Drone Vision-Based Tracking Algorithm $90,000 $10,000 UMCP
    Captain's Choice, Inc. Start-up Princess Anne Develop/Commercialize a New Shrimp Base $90,000 $10,000 UMES
    Darbo Auto Wash LLC dba Stanley Auto Spa Start-up Rockville Carwash Reclamation Treatment System $90,000 $10,000 UMCP
    International BioRefineries, LLC Start-up Elicott City Poultry Litter Biochar: Markets and Sustainability $90,000 $10,000 UMCP
    KamTek, Inc. Start-up Frederick CFZ Delivery to Colon with EK101 for CDI Treatment $90,000 $10,000 UMB
    Manta Biofuel, Inc. Start-up Reisterstown Treating Algae to Reduce NOx Emissions in Biocrude $90,000 $10,000 UMCES
    Millennium Engineering and Integration Company Medium Greenbelt Flight Demo of UAS Intelligent Flight Management $100,000 $100,000 UMCP
    mindandbuddy Start-up Bethesda Commercialization of Drug-Eluting Contact Lens $90,000 $15,000 UMCP
    North American Wave Engine Corporation Start-up Hyattsville Pulse Combustor System for Active Flow Control $90,000 $10,000 UMCP
    Ovipost, Inc. (subsidiary Turtle Cows, LLC in MD) Start-up Cordova Alternative Hydration for Zophobas Morio $90,000 $10,000 UMCES
    Oyster Master, LLC Start-up Trappe Onboard Shellfish Cooling Unit $79,065 $8,785 Morgan State University
    Oyster Master, LLC Start-up Trappe An On-board Washing System for Oyster Cages $140,000 $10,000 UMCP
    RYG LIGHT Start-up Solomons FHWA MUTCD Experiment for the RYG LIGHT $45,000 $5.000 Morgan State University
    TruGenomix Health Start-up Rockville Use of Biomarkers in Diagnosing PTSD $90,000 $10,000 UMB
    Vasoptic Medical, Inc. Start-up Baltimore XyCAM Based Diagnostics $90,000 $0 UMB