Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute

Programs for Companies

MtechMaryland Industrial Partnerships Program (www.mips.umd.edu)
Research Funding for Technology Product Development

MIPS provides funding for research projects connecting Maryland companies with University System of Maryland faculty to develop technology-based products, services or training. Through MIPS, companies have created or improved revolutionary technologies, including: MedImmune’s Synagis® drug, which prevents a respiratory disease in infants; HughesNet®,, the world’s leading Internet-via-satellite product; Black & Decker’s ultra-efficient masonry drill bits; and Martek Bioscience’s top-selling nutritional additive for healthy foods. Since 1987, MIPS has connected more than 400 companies in Maryland with faculty in the University System of Maryland to develop products in the fields of biotechnology, nanotechnology, engineering, computer science, information technology, homeland security, defense, and energy. More»

MtechTechnology Advancement Program (www.tap.umd.edu)
Leading Technology Venture Incubator in Maryland

For more than 20 years, TAP has helped build some of the most successful tech companies in Maryland, including Martek Biosciences, Digene Corporation, Powerize.com, DataStream Content Solutions and NovaScreen. TAP’s staff, comprised of seasoned veterans of startups and venture capital firms, provide: business advice and support, market intelligence, introductions and access to funding. TAP offers furnished offices, flexible lab space, faculty expertise, a talented student pool, and resources afforded by a top research university. More»

MtechBiotechnology Research and Education Program (www.brep.umd.edu)
Bioprocessing, Scale-Up, Education, Training, and Productivity Enhancement for Biotech Companies in Maryland

BREP provides research, education and the development of biotechnology products and processes for Maryland companies. BREP’s Bioprocess Scale-Up Facility expert staff offer product scale-up and production capabilities for fermentation, cell culture, separation, purification and analysis. BREP staff address challenging problems with biopolymers, turbulence and multiphase fluid dynamics, biosensors, process analysis and control, and both metabolic and biochemical engineering. BREP also offers customized training programs, which may include hands-on training using a client’s production equipment, or equipment in the BSF. BREP’s Productivity Enhancement initiative applies “Lean Manufacturing” principles to bio-manufacturing. More»

MtechManufacturing Assistance Program (www.ummap.umd.edu)
Solutions for Maryland Manufacturers

Since 1984, the Manufacturing Assistance Program has provided critical solutions to help Maryland manufacturers grow and become more competitive. MAP is a cost-effective, objective resource. As Maryland’s affiliate of the federal NIST Manufacturing Extension Partnership, MAP draws upon a national network of solution providers, as well as the expertise of the entire University System of Maryland. Manufacturing Assistance Program service areas include: lean manufacturing/productivity, growth, sustainability, and technical solutions. More»

MtechFunding (www.mtech.umd.edu/funding/cbsc/index.html)

Mtech offers a variety of funding programs, from MIPS R&D funding for product development, and the Chesapeake Bay Seed Capital Fund, which supports Maryland-based startup companies with innovative technologies that may help improve air and water quality in the Chesapeake Bay area. More»

 

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