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A&G Pharmaceutical

Through MIPS, Columbia-based A&G Pharmaceutical conducted a clinical study of its GP88 biomarker for breast cancer with  Katherine Tkaczuk, professor of medicine at the University of Maryland, Baltimore.

Genovation Cars

Through MIPS, Rockville-based Genovation Cars worked with the Glenn. L. Martin Wind Tunnel to test the fluid dynamics of its G2 car--a two-door, hatchback, plug-in hybrid electric vehicle.

Mack Trucks

Mack Trucks worked with Robert Sanford, a professor emeritus of mechanical engineering at UMD, to improved the reliability of their powertrains, which led to savings in warranty costs, improved market share and new jobs in Hagerstown.


MedImmune developed a method for testing its blockbuster drug Synagis, which prevents a severe respiratory disease in infants, with John Hope from Bowie State University through MIPS.

MIPS Funding Schedule

Below is the latest schedule of events and deadlines pertaining to MIPS funding rounds.

MIPStrack accounts available March 25, 2019
Proposals due at MIPS office May 1, 2019
Evaluation Board selections June 20, 2019
Executed agreements returned by companies to MIPS July 17, 2019
Project commencement August 1, 2019

Schedule for Execution of MIPS Agreements

In order for the university to meet its commitments, including hiring of students for projects, we require companies to meet the above deadline for signing and returning contracts to MIPS.