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 64

    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
    Blue Ocean Biosystems, Inc. Small Easton Aragonite as a Waste Mitigant and Recovery Vehicle $150,000 $25,000 UMCES
    Brain Biosciences, Inc. Start-up Rockville PET Imaging of Fore Feet in Standing Horses $90,000 $10,000 UMCP
    EndoVigilant, LLC Start-up Millersville Deep Learning for Endoscopy Video Analysis
    $90,000 $10,000 UMBC
    Firefox Pharmaceuticals, LLC Start-up Baltimore Enhancers of Reverse Cholesterol Transport $90,000 $10,000 UMB
    GreenScreen, LLC
    Startup Easton GreenScreen Data and Development
    $90,000 $10,000 Salisbury University
    Hollywood Oyster Vessels Start-up Hollywood Mobile Oyster Processing System ("MOPS")
    $90,000 $10,000 Morgan State University
    Instar Farm, LLC Start-up Baltimore Enhanced Insect Production for Aquaculture Feed $90,000 $10,000 UMCES
    Manta Biofuel Inc. Start-up Owings Mills Improving Algal Growth Via Probiotic Bacteria $140,000 $10,000 UMCES
    Microsphere Material Solutions Start-up Rockville Tunable Foams for Safety and Crashworthiness $90,000 $10,000 UMCP
    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
    Minnowtech Start-up Baltimore Non-Invasive Assessment of Shrimp Biomass $90,000 $10,000 UMCES
    New Ascent, Inc. Start-up Arnold g-Ruggedization Materials for Sensitive Components $90,000 $10,000 UMCP
    Oyster Master, LLC Start-up Trappe An On-board Washing System for Oyster Cages $90,000 $10,000 UMCP
    PaverGuide, Inc. Start-up Worton Permeable Pavement Phosphorus Removal Media $90,000 $10,000 UMCP
    SD Nanosciences, Inc. Start-up College Park Surfactant Vesicles for Drug Delivery $90,000 $10,000 UMCP
    SolarCube, LLC Start-up California Commercializing Printed Solar Cells $90,000 $10,000 St. Mary's College of Maryland
    SVE Technology LLC Start-up Baltimore The Modernized Sleeve Valve Engine $40,500 $4,500 Morgan State University